EU Commissioner 'People Now Realize What Climate Change Means'

The European system of carbon trading has practically collapsed as politicians prioritize the economy over the environment. EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard discusses renewed efforts and why the issue remains so critical.
Can recent flooding in eastern Germany be attributed to climate change?

Can recent flooding in eastern Germany be attributed to climate change?

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Photo Gallery: The EU's Cap-and-Trade Problem
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Photo Gallery: The EU's Cap-and-Trade Problem

Interview conducted by Nicolai Kwasniewski