Green Fade-Out Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals

The EU's reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking -- jeopardizing Germany's touted energy revolution in the process.
Europe may be backing away from its ambitious climate protection goals.

Europe may be backing away from its ambitious climate protection goals.

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