Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vague

A trio of central European countries have blocked the European Union from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.

European leaders meeting in Brussels sparred over the EU’s role in tackling the unfolding climate emergency, which threatens to significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat, poverty and destruction of wildlife around the world.

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Source: theguardian