Noel Flynn

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Midlands Cannot Be "Left Behind" In Europe's Climate Action Plans

A new report is calling on European leaders to ramp up their efforts to tackle climate change and stop irreversible environmental damage.

A new report is calling on European leaders to ramp up their efforts to tackle climate change and stop irreversible environmental damage.

The European Environment Agency says the continent is set to miss its 2030 climate targets in the face of unprecedented challenges.

The group is calling on Europe to fully implement existing environmental policies, and introduce long-term policy frameworks with binding targets.

Director General of The Environmental Protection Agency, Laura Burke says it's vital no one is left behind - particularly in Ireland, with the closure of power stations in the midlands.

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