EU agrees green deadlines

Nuttall, Keith
March 2008
Utility Week;3/21/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of European Union (EU) government leaders to commit their ministers to securing agreement on the renewable energy and climate change proposals of the European Commission (EC) by the end of 2008. European states have vowed to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by 20% and to achieve 20% of energy demand from renewable energy sources by 2020. The EU summit urged the EC to develop contingency plans to change the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETC) of EU should the climate change deal fails to consider carbon leakage.


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