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MEPs to push for high ambitions at COP26 in Glasgow

A European Parliament delegation arrives in Glasgow today to participate in the COP26, where they will meet with key players in the negotiations.
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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