EU Roadmap sets the stage for a 25% emissions cut compromise

March 2011
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Mar2011, Issue 434, p61
arThe article reports on the low-carbon roadmap of the European Commission to 2050. The commission has called for the emissions cuts target of the bloc for 2020 to be raised to 25 percent. It suggests holding back allowances in the European Union emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) and elevating energy efficiency. The move of the commission to 25 percent and to tighten the EU ETS cap was forecasted following a leaked draft in February 2011.


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