TITLE

EU states split on post-2030 green targets

PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Oct2013, Issue 464, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that there are conflicts among European Union (EU) member states over possible energy and climate targets for 2030 based on responses to a European Commission consultation released in the first week of September 2013. According to the author, the responses show that no other member state mentions England's 50 percent carbon target in their response and there are serious divisions on whether a 40 percent target should be set.
ACCESSION #
91512693

 

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