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Brussels plots green pathway for 2020

The European Commission has provided some more details on its climate and energy agenda for this year The European Commission has provided some more details on its climate and energy agenda for this year.
By Andreas Walstad 24 January 2020 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34964
EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson. (EP)

In an exchange of views with MEPs in the European Parliament’s energy committee on Thursday, Kadri Simson, the recently appointed energy commissioner, shared some more details on the legislative proposals the European Commission plans to bring forward this year. 

Several MEPs asked for more clarity on the commission’s plans to propose a more ambitious carbon dioxide reduction target for 2030, raising it to 50% or “towards 55%” from the current target of 40% compared with 1990 levels. More details are...