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A man looks up as police and fire personnel move in to remove climate activists after they climbed the Europa building during a demonstration outside an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Greenpeace activists on Thursday scaled the European Union's new headquarters, unfurling a huge banner warning of a climate emergency hours before the bloc's leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 12, 2019 - 1:34 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A day after the EU's new chief unveiled her “master plan” for climate neutrality, a big question mark remained Thursday about the ability to secure a deal for the bloc to become carbon neutral by 2050 because of three reluctant eastern member states. As heads of states and...
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A man looks up as police and fire personnel move in to remove climate activists after they climbed the Europa building during a demonstration outside an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Greenpeace activists on Thursday scaled the European Union's new headquarters, unfurling a huge banner warning of a climate emergency hours before the bloc's leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 12, 2019 - 10:51 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A day after the EU's new chief unveiled her “master plan” for climate neutrality, a big question mark remained Thursday about the ability to secure a deal for the bloc to become carbon neutral by 2050 because three eastern state members remain reluctant. As heads of states and...
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Climate activists stand in the scaffolding of the Europa building and unfurl a banner outside of an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 12, 2019 - 8:38 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greenpeace activists scaled the European Union’s new headquarters in Brussels on Thursday and unfurled a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency,” hours before the bloc’s leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming. The banner stood for several hours...
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Climate activists stand in the scaffolding of the Europa building and unfurl a banner outside of an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 12, 2019 - 7:43 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greenpeace activists scaled the European Union’s new headquarters in Brussels on Thursday and unfurled a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency,” hours before the bloc’s leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming. The banner stood for several hours...
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Climate activists stand in the scaffolding of the Europa building and unfurl a banner outside of an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 12, 2019 - 4:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greenpeace activi sts scaled the European Union’s new headquarters in Brussels on Thursday and unfurled a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency,” hours before the bloc’s leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming. Around 30 environmental activists...
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Climate activists stand in the scaffolding of the Europa building and unfurl a banner outside of an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 12, 2019 - 3:35 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greenpeace activists on Thursday scaled the European Union’s new headquarters, unfurling a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency” hours before the bloc’s leaders gather for a summit focused on plans to combat global warming. Around 30 environmental activists clad in red and...
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gives a press statement on the European Green Deal at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. In her bid to lead the EU toward climate neutrality, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen wants to put up 100 billion euros (dollars 130 billion U.S.) to help member countries that still heavily rely on fossil fuels transition to lower emissions. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 11, 2019 - 2:03 pm
To get everyone on board with her plan to combat global warming, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to put up 100 billion euros ($130 billion) to help EU nations that still heavily rely on fossil fuels transition to lower emissions. Von der Leyen, who took office this month at...
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The Turow lignite coal mine near the town of Bogatynia, Poland, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The Turow lignite coal mine in Poland has an impact on the environment and communities near the border of three neighboring countries, the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland. Plans to further expand the huge open pit mine have caused alarm among residents who fear things might get even worse. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
December 06, 2019 - 7:37 am
UHELNA, Czech Republic (AP) — Polluted air, noise, dry wells. The Turow lignite coal mine in Poland is causing trouble for the environment and local communities - even in Germany and Czech Republic, whose border is just a short walk away. Plans to further expand the huge open pit mine have caused...
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres poses for a portrait during an interview with The Associated Press at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid, Monday Dec. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
December 02, 2019 - 9:19 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the COP25 climate summit in Madrid (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The head of the United Nations says he’s “disappointed” with efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and the world’s most polluting countries should accept that they, too, need to become carbon neutral by...
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez shake hands at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid, Monday Dec. 2, 2019. The chair of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries warned at its opening Monday that those refusing to adjust to the planet's rising temperatures "will be on the wrong side of history." (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
December 02, 2019 - 5:15 am
MADRID (AP) — The chair of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries warned at its opening Monday that those refusing to adjust to the planet’s rising temperatures “will be on the wrong side of history.” Chile’s environment minister, Carolina Schmidt, said that the Dec. 2-13...
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