Gloom hangs over COP25 climate summit

Politico (EU) | Dec 2, 2019 at 7:10 PM
  • Politicians have to wake up to the growing public outrage over the failure to tackle climate change, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned during Monday’s opening of the COP25 global climate summit.
  • Both Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council President Charles Michel were there, as was European Parliament President David Sassoli.
  • Michel and von der Leyen also shied away from the politically sensitive issue of boosting the EU’s 2030 emissions reduction goal — its Paris deal commitment.