Activists wraps the building in a false flammehav before EU summit

until shortly before the president arrived, the EU was building again reported ready for summit. on the Night of Thursday began, activists from Greenpeace a k

Activists wraps the building in a false flammehav before EU summit

until shortly before the president arrived, the EU was building again reported ready for summit.

on the Night of Thursday began, activists from Greenpeace a klimaaktion on Europabygningen in Brussels, where the EU heads of state and government meet for a few hours.

It was on a hanging hair, that the EU president Charles Michel is able to gain access to the building, where he had announced a meeting with the press at 12 o'clock.

Just a quarter before 12 o'clock informed the security guards that the belgian special forces were finished with the to ensure building, and again there was full access to the premises.

Before there was life on battens with special forces dressed in kampuniformer on the outside of the tall glass building.

Activists from Greenpeace climbed up on the Europabygningen - according to witnesses on the street - around at 4 in the night. Their goal was to be there as long as possible.

The keen big flammelignende banners and emitted smoke from the containers, so it appears that the building was on fire.

A spokesman for Greenpeace says that the action was an appeal to the EU leaders that they should decide that the EU should be climate neutral in 2050.

It is an item on the agenda Thursday.

heads of State and government have discussed the issue several times in the course of 2019. But, three member states still blocking an agreement on climate neutrality.

climate neutrality means that there must be a balance between emissions and removals of CO2.

on Wednesday presented the EU Commission a big climate plan - The European Green Deal. It is a roadmap that will show the way to the 2050 target.

part of the plan is that the EU Commission will increase the CO2 reduction target for 2030 to at least 50 percent. The target is currently 40 percent.

Greenpeace has criticized the climate-change plan, which the organization calls the "greening of the name than of the benefit".

the climate plan from the EUROPEAN Commission includes a number of proposals, which the EU countries and the European Parliament must take a position.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 12 December 2019, 20:00

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