EU relaxes renewables target, reaps c...

EU relaxes renewables target, reaps criticism

There are 1 comment on the Myrtle Beach Online story from Jan 22, 2014, titled EU relaxes renewables target, reaps criticism. In it, Myrtle Beach Online reports that:

To the dismay of Germany, environmentalists and others, the European Commission stepped back from proposing tougher binding renewable energy targets for each of the 28 member nations.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Jan 22, 2014
Hey EU: The urgency for action was underscored this past week by a draft United Nations report warning that another 15 years of failure to cut heat-trapping emissions would make the problem virtually impossible to solve with known technologies and thus impose enormous costs on future generations. It confirmed that the sooner we act, the less it will cost.

How will history judge us if we watch the threat unfold before our eyes, but fail to communicate the urgency of acting to avert potential disaster?[Michael Mann in NYT]

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