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Climate Action - Energy for a Changing world

January 2008

On 23 January 2008 the European Commission put forth an integrated proposal for Climate Action. This package of proposals demonstrates that the EU’s climate change targets, which were agreed by EU leaders in 2007, are not only attainable but represent a major economic opportunity for Europe. The document lays out a strategy by which Member States will be able to slash their collective greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20% and boost the share of renewable energy to 20% of total consumption by 2020. Read more...

Climate and energy package: Texts adopted by the European Parliament at the sitting of 17 December 2008