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EU emissions targets

The EU's Recent Proposal for a 2030 EUETS Target Does Not Look Very Ambitious

February 18, 2014 by Adam Whitmore

EU Target Agreements

The European Commission has recently proposed a target of reducing EU greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. Sectors covered by the EUETS (power generation and large industry) will be required to reduce emissions to 42% below 1990 levels.[read more]

EU Sets Binding Renewable Energy Targets After Tough Negotiations

January 24, 2014 by Joshua Hill
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Following intense negotiations the European Union has announced a series of climate-based goals for the whole Union as part of the new EU framework on climate and energy for 2030. The new framework includes a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 40% below 1990 levels.[read more]