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EU climate change talks

Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 1:45 PM

EU leaders have agreed to end talks on an ambitious plan to fight climate change by the end of 2008.



After a two-day summit in Brussels, the 27 heads of states said they hoped the legislation would be enacted the following spring.



The bloc aims to implement a 20 percent in greenhouse gases by 2020, compared with 1990 levels.



The summit also discussed financial instability, as well as the liberalisation of the bloc\'s energy markets.