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Greenpeace and others send emergency letter to European leaders on climate package

NGOs across Europe united today to warn their political leaders that horse trading and diplomatic brinkmanship could destroy a historic package of measures aimed at tackling climate change.

Representatives from the Climate Action Network, Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth have sent a joint letter to the heads of Europe's main institutions demanding that leaders have the courage to face down those countries determined to massively weaken the climate change deal.

The most recent draft of the package, if accepted, would result in a totally inadequate deal:

While the EU fumbles, ice sculptures call for climate action

We're into the all-important last three days of United Nations climate talks.

It's at this point that government ministers - the people with the power to make decisions about whether their country signs on to a global agreement to tackle climate change - have started to arrive in Poland.

On a climate mission

This week, climate experts from 192 countries have descended on Poznan, a frostbitten industrial city in Poland. Our head of climate change policy, Ruth Davis, has joined the fray...

UK must take the lead at UN climate talks

The UK government is being urged by Friends of the Earth to show international leadership and kick-start stalling UN climate negotiations by unilaterally pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2020.

EU agrees renewable energy deal

Friends of the Earth has welcomed today's EU agreement committing the bloc to securing 20 per cent of its energy needs from renewable energy sources by 2020 but expressed disappointment at plans to increase the use of biofuels

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