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The EU and climate change action

Climate change Greenhouse gas mitigation Australia Europe

The EU has committed itself to a 40% carbon reduction goal by 2030. In spite of the economic difficulties brought on by the GFC, Europe continues to set ambitious climate targets.

Former EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedergaard, speaks about the upcoming UN climate change conference in Paris, the challenge of getting Europe to speak with one voice on the issue, and what Australia might learn from Europe.

Guest: Connie Hedergaard, former EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Danish politician, for the 2015 Schuman Lecture, ANU Centre for European Studies

Producer: Paul Barclay

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