Implementation of Climate/Energy Targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy by the EU Member States
Barbara Kryk () and
Małgorzata Klaudia Guzowska ()
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Barbara Kryk: Institute of Economics and Finance, University of Szczecin, Mickiewicza 64, 71-101 Szczecin, Poland
Małgorzata Klaudia Guzowska: Institute of Economics and Finance, University of Szczecin, Mickiewicza 64, 71-101 Szczecin, Poland
Energies, 2021, vol. 14, issue 9, 1-18
The most important goals on the Europe 2020 Strategy contained were the climate/energy goals, which determine the achievement of other targets of the strategy. The aim of the article is to evaluate the implementation of the climate/energy targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy by the EU Member States in 2010 and 2019 and to compare the results achieved by them. To measure them, a basic set of indicators was used for this purpose, which the authors supplemented with additional indicators. The evaluation was done using the taxonomic and zero-unitarization method. They made it possible to integrate all indicators. Moreover, the added value in relation to other studies is: the use of individual indicators, instead of general ones obtaining additional information about the internal structure and nature of the implementation of multidimensional groups of targets and focusing solely on the achievement of climate/energy targets. The achieved results not only reflect the progress of the Member States in achieving the climate/energy targets and the differences in the level of achieving objectives between countries, but they are also discussion on future strategic objectives, their indicators and necessary directions for a further community climate/energy policy.
Keywords: Europe 2020 Index; EU climate/energy; indicators; classifications of countries; zero-unitarization method (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q Q0 Q4 Q40 Q41 Q42 Q43 Q47 Q48 Q49 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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