In parliament: Setting European carbon targets

11th March 2014


Chris Davies MEP, the Liberal Democrat environment spokesperson in the European parliament, examines recent proposals for 2030 EU carbon targets and what will be needed to achieve them

By a margin of 30 votes or so, the European parliament called in January for a binding 30% renewable energy target for 2030, within the framework of a 40% reduction in CO2 compared with 1990 levels. D

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