People in Europe are snatching more than their fair share of the world’s resources, a report says today. It says Europeans emit too much carbon, eat too much food, use large amounts of timber and occupy too much built space. The report for the green group WWF and the Global Footprint Network says Europeans contribute disproportionately to depleting resources.
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Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek Minister of Finance, is urging politicians and election candidates across Europe to back proposals for a Green New Deal in Europe. Modelled on the US plan championed by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the proposals would see €500bn a year pumped into emissions-free transport infrastructure, renewable energy projects, and green R&D across Europe over the next four years in a bid to drive a radical shift towards a net zero emission economy.
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