EU plan for Warsaw climate talks built on lie: EU hasn’t reduced emissions — it’s outsourced them to Asia

Platts reports:

Ministers from the EU environment and finance councils have adopted conclusions setting out the EU’s position ahead of UN climate talks in November, urging ambitious action to cut emissions, and setting out key deliverables ahead of the negotiations.

The environment council warned that current greenhouse gas emissions trends will have “devastating” consequences, and warned that global emissions need to peak by 2020…

The EU continues to decouple emissions from economic growth, the council said, noting that EU emissions in 2011 were 18.3% below 1990 levels, while GDP has grown by more than 40% over the same period.

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