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'I don't feel like a role model' - Finland's new 34-year-old leader

13 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS/HELSINKI She may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday.

'I don't feel like a role model' - Finland's new 34-year-old leader

13 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS, Dec 13 She may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday.

East Europeans demand funds for EU climate push, say poor should not pay

12 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic set out demands on Thursday that could block agreement on the European Union's new push for climate neutrality by 2050, saying the poor should not have to bear the cost.

EU trumpets Green Deal as its 'man on the moon moment'

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's new executive launched a Green Deal policy package to tackle climate change on Wednesday, trumpeting it as the bloc's "man on the moon moment" - but fossil fuel-reliant eastern European states looked set to stall the initiative. | Video

Factbox: What is von der Leyen's "European Green Deal"?

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Union's executive Commission, laid out the details of her "European Green Deal" on Wednesday, coinciding with a U.N. summit on the climate.

EU executive puts forward "Green Deal" to go climate neutral by 2050

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive arm will propose in March 2020 new laws to make the bloc climate neutral by 2050 as part of the "European Green Deal", a set of new climate policies presented by the European Commission on Wednesday.

EU states block green finance deal in setback for climate goals

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS European Union states have blocked a set of new rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable", EU officials said, in a major setback for the bloc's climate ambitions.

UPDATE 2-EU states block green finance deal in setback for climate goals

11 Dec 2019

* EU governments halt deal on green taxonomy struck last week

Factbox: What is von der Leyen's 'European Green Deal'?

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Union's executive Commission, laid out the details of her "European Green Deal" on Wednesday, coinciding with a U.N. summit on the climate.

EU trumpets Green Deal as its 'man on the moon moment'

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's new executive was set to launch a Green Deal policy package to tackle climate change on Wednesday, trumpeting the plan to raise 100 billion euros for the initiative as the bloc's "man on the moon moment".

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