Majority of Europeans say governments will 'fail' to tackle climate change

Mark Battersby
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The majority of EU citizens (58%) and Britons (55%) believe that their country will fail to drastically reduce its carbon emissions, as pledged in the Paris Agreement, according to a new survey by the European Investment Bank.  In all countries surveyed, the EIB said, climate change is seen as the biggest challenge for humanity in the 21st century. The first release of the 2021-2022 EIB Climate Survey explores people's views on climate change in a rapidly changing world. "In the run-up to COP26, these demands from the public are a clear mandate for us to strengthen our efforts and acc...

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