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Booming coal-fired Poland blocks EU emissions target

The European Union is eager to present a united front for negotiations on climate change with the UN in 2012.

But it has failed to gain agreement on long-term targets for cutting carbon emissions within its own borders.

The new levels have been blocked by just one of its 27 member states, Poland.

Paul Moss explains why the nation is holding out against the cuts.

  • 07 Jun 2012
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