EU's big feet

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EU lorry
EU lorry Mr.Barroso proudly claims that the EU is leading the world in environmental issues.However, the European parliament moves from Brussels to Strasbourg every month for a four day session. This move involves a carbon footprint of 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide and costs the taxpayer £4 million pounds a day. The report was commissioned by the EU parliament's Green group at an undisclosed cost.