UK Undermining EU Climate Action?

"A secret UK push to weaken key EU climate laws before Brexit risks scotching the bloc's Paris commitments, MEPs say. The EU has committed to a 20 per cent cut in its energy use by 2020 to be achieved by two directives, covering energy efficiency and buildings. But leaked documents seen by the Guardian show that Britain is pushing for its 2014-2020 timeline to be stretched backwards four years to count "early actions" taken that comply with the efficiency directive. Any "excess energy savings" during the law's writ would then be forwarded to the post-2020 period. MEPs have branded the plan "incomprehensible"."

Personally, I think this is an overreaction. Thoughts?

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