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EU climate commissioner nominees support 90% emissions cut by 2040

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Both Wopke Hoekstra and Maroš Šefčovič have pledged to defend EU climate action and the Green Deal (Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images)

Wopke Hoekstra and Maroš Šefčovič defy critics by pledging support for stronger climate action and a tighter emissions trading system in the EU

In hearings in the European parliament on Monday and Tuesday, candidates to replace Frans Timmermans as EU climate commissioner,

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