Monday, December 01, 2008

WWF urges new EU nations to adopt low carbon economy

New European Union members in Eastern Europe have been hesitant to adopt a low-carbon goals claiming that such a move would have a detrimental impact on their economies.

Ahead of a meeting between these nations at the Poznan forum on climate change in Poland, the World Wildlife Fund asked the new EU members to embrace new technologies and to retire the polluting economy of the past.

EU leaders have agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent in 2020 on 1990 levels; and to have 20 percent of renewables in EU's energy mix and a 20 percent increase in energy efficiency by 2020.

New EU member states urged to approve EU's ambitious climate ...
Xinhua - 1 hour ago
BRUSSELS, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Monday called on new European Union (EU) member states to reach out for the benefits of low-carbon economy and approve the EU's ambitious climate change policies.
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