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Extracts from the joint press conference by Connie Hedegaard and Günther Oettinger on the Climate and Energy 2030 Green Paper

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On 27 March 2013, Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, and Günther Oettinger, Member of the EC in charge of Energy, gave a press conference at the European Commission in Brussels and jointly kicked-off a public debate on 2030 energy and EU climate framework, indicating a readiness to move quickly towards setting a new greenhouse-gas emissions target for 2030. On this date, the European Commission adopted a Green Paper which is meant to gauge the opinion of stakeholders about the new targets. The EU's existing targets are a 20% reduction in emissions, a 20% increase in renewable energy and a 20% increase in energy efficiency by 2020. The European Commission also published a Consultative Communication on the future of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Europe, aimed at initiating a debate on the options available to ensure its timely development. Finally, it adopted a report assessing Member States' progress towards their 2020 renewable energy targets and reports on the sustainability of biofuels and bioliquids consumed in the EU.
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Type: Press conference - summary   Reference: I-077114   Date: 27/03/2013   Duration: 03:43
Personalities:   Hedegaard, Connie |   Oettinger, Günther  
Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Climate change | Competitiveness | Energy policy | Europe 2020 Strategy | Fossil energy | Greenhouse gas emissions | Job creation | Low-carbon emission | Renewable energy
© European Union, 2013   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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