EU adopts 20% plan on climate and energy

  • 22-Dec-2008 10:57 EST
The European Parliament on Dec. 17 settled on binding long-range targets for climate impact and energy consumption. All industries are expected to contribute to achievement of year-2020 targets in three main areas. Greenhouse gas emissions are to be reduced 20%, the share of energy derived from renewable resources is to reach 20% (10% for transport), and energy efficiency is to be improved by 20%. The CO2 emissions limit for passenger cars in 2020 is 95 g/km.
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