EU finalises deal to fight climate change

Reuters UK
December 17, 2008

The European Union finalised plans for its battle against global warming on Wednesday, seeking to lead the way towards a broad alliance including other big polluters like China and the United States. The European Parliament approved a cut in carbon dioxide emissions to 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, heeding warnings of severe weather, famine and drought as the atmosphere heats up. more