European Council President Herman van Rompuy holds his grandson as he poses with heads of state at the EU talks in Brussels. Photo: AP European Council President Herman van Rompuy holds his grandson as he poses with heads of state at the EU talks in Brussels. Photo: AP
European Council President Herman van Rompuy holds his grandson as he poses with heads of state at the EU talks in Brussels. Photo: AP

EU nations set new climate change target, with compromises

Deal to sharply reduce carbon emissions by 2030 agreed in Brussels but environmentalists argue too many exceptions have been made to protect high-polluting industries

European Council President Herman van Rompuy holds his grandson as he poses with heads of state at the EU talks in Brussels. Photo: AP European Council President Herman van Rompuy holds his grandson as he poses with heads of state at the EU talks in Brussels. Photo: AP
European Council President Herman van Rompuy holds his grandson as he poses with heads of state at the EU talks in Brussels. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE