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EU climate chief nominee Wopke Hoekstra vows more ambition in European Parliament hearing

In the European Parliament, Wopke Hoekstra ,the nominated EU commissioner for climate action, passionately defended his commitment to ambitious environmental goals. Despite past controversies, such as opposing the end of gas exploitation and aiding an airline without eco-conditions, Hoekstra declared a love for reducing EU greenhouse gas emissions by at least 90% by 2040. His proposed measures, including a tax on aviation fuel and a promise of a 'Green Deal 2.0,' added a romantic touch to the climate discussion. He also delves into the complexities of a 'greenlash in Europe and political tensions on environmental policies. Hoekstra's pledge to support the Nature Restoration Law and collaborate with farmers and industry brought a harmonious note to the climate symphony. The clandestine evaluation following the intense parliamentary hearing adds an air of suspense to this passionate affair.

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  • johnte ndeto

    11 w

    This is a great effort

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    • George Kariuki

      12 w

      This is great but I approach it with cautious optism.

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      • walter lungayi

        13 w

        Hoekstra's commitment to ambitious environmental goals and proposed measures show a promising step towards addressing climate change in the EU. However, it will be important to closely monitor the implementation of these measures and ensure they effectively contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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        • Abraham Jok Atem

          13 w

          I wouldn't judge his commitment towards protecting our environment as early as now. I must first watch his deeds closely.

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          • Elizabeth Gathigia

            13 w

            Let's see actions talking

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            • Gorffly mokua

              13 w

              This is an encouraging sign that the European Union is taking the issue of climate change seriously.

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              • Rashid Kamau

                13 w

                I believe he can deliver.

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                • Kevin

                  13 w

                  During his tenure as the EU climate commissioner ,Wopke really did commendable work in advocacy and calling for action that could Avery a further climate crisis. We hope his climate goals actualise and a better awakening for all of us.

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                  • Joseph Githinji

                    13 w

                    This shows his commitment to the course of protecting our environment, hopefully he doesn't forget this when he gets in power.

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                    • Gorffly mokua

                      13 w

                      @joseph_githinji Lets hope these are not just empty words!

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                    • Princess

                      13 w

                      This is great to hear I hope he delivers.

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                      • Kevin

                        13 w

                        @princess_nel_268 He has previously delivered. Let's wish him luck

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                        • Gorffly mokua

                          13 w

                          @princess_nel_268 His actions will tell!

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