EU announces energy and climate goals

Plan will last through 2030

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Josh Gross

The BBC is reporting that The European Commission has announced an outline of its energy and climate policy goals until 2030.

From the article….

“The Commissioners want a binding target to reduce carbon emissions by 40% from 1990 levels.

Renewables will need to provide 27% of EU energy by 2030, but
while the target will be binding at EU level there will be no mandatory
targets for member states.”

However, the article also says that a number of countries and climate activist groups think those numbers are too low, and that the EU needs to be more ambitious.

Read the full story here.