Europe must enhance its climate action now
April 22, 2011 Leave a comment
Europe must significantly enhance its climate action, without any delay, to stay on track toward meeting the “20-20-20 goals” mandated by law under the EU Climate and Energy Package of 2008. In 2007 the EU’s leaders committed Europe to transforming itself into a highly energy-efficient, low-carbon economy, setting a series of demanding climate and energy targets to be met by 2020, known as the “20-20-20” targets: a 20 percent cut in emissions of greenhouse gases by 2020, compared with 1990 levels; a 20 percent increase in the share of renewables in the energy mix; and a 20 percent cut in energy consumption.
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