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By Connie Hedegaard - May 15,2024
COPENHAGEN — With the approach of June’s European Parliament elections, the grand coalition of the European People’s Party (EPP), the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and Renew Europe faces a watershed moment.
By Connie Hedegaard - Oct 20,2021
COPENHAGEN — The United Kingdom’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, may not appeal to everyone — especially European Union leaders put off by Brexit.
By Connie Hedegaard - Oct 12,2021
BRUSSELS — The COVID-19 crisis could have killed the climate cause. Instead, the pandemic has reinvigorated it, not least in Europe.
By Connie Hedegaard - Oct 07,2020
BRUSSELS — Before 2020, calls to address climate change had been growing louder and more urgent in Europe. It was a growing political liability for governments to ignore the issue, particularly after a mass movement of young people took to the streets to demand action.
By Connie Hedegaard - May 13,2019
BRUSSELS — Since the massive mobilisation effort that preceded the 2009 Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Copenhagen, the world has begun translating words and intentions into real action on climate change.


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