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Climate change

Moving to 30% emissions cuts

Climate change

Published: December 2010

Pages: 4

Size: 270 mm x 360 mm

Summary

A 30% cut by 2020 is a crucial first step to the 80-95% emissions cut by 2050 agreed by the Heads of State.

Contents

It is essential if Europe is to maintain its leadership in renewable energy technologies like wind energy, create new jobs and become more competitive, and not lose ground to other countries.

Rather than relaxing its climate ambitions, the EU must put Europe’s economic interests first and move to a 30% emissions reduction target.