European Union submits climate plan for UN pact

March 6, 2015 6:32 PM

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — The European Union on Friday formally submitted its planned contribution to a United Nations climate pact, pledging to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030.

The cuts are relative to 1990 levels. The EU's emissions since then are already down by almost 20 percent.

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