European Parliament defies Trump to agree emission targets

The EU has signalled that the Paris Agreement will continue as planned as it voted for binding national targets to cut emissions in non-traded sectors

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is “disappointed” with Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement but said it would not be a deal-breaker. Photograph: European People's PartyThe European Parliament has shrugged off US climate scepticism and agreed binding national targets for cutting carbon outside the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS).

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