EU announces energy and climate goals

Plan will last through 2030

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.