Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Building a low carbon society

Publication year: 2010brbSource:/b Energy, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 28 October 2010brMaria, da Graça Carvalho , Matteo, Bonifacio , Pierre, DechampsbrThis paper presents the strategy of the European Union in the field of energy and climate change. At the heart of the package are three commitments to be met by 2020: to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20%, to ensure that 20% of final energy consumption is met with renewable sources, and to raise energy efficiency by 20%. This strategy is based on the scientific consensus drawn by the International Panel for Climate Change, and implements the EU political strategy to limit the anthropogenic temperature rise to no more than 2 °C. A Directive for the geological storage of…

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