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Climate Change Mitigation in the EU – Targets and Achievements

Paul Calanter ()
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Paul Calanter: European Studies Center, Institute for World Economy, Romanian Academy

Global Economic Observer, 2021, vol. 9, issue 1, 203-209

Abstract: Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The European Union seeks to become the world leader in combating this phenomenon, setting high objectives, implementing ambitious policies and working closely with the international partners involved. This article aims to analyze the European Union's performance in the fight against climate change. Therefore, in the first part of the article, the EU targets for 2020, 2030 and 2050 will be exposed, and in the second part I will analyze the degree of achievement of the targets for the main indicators, namely greenhouse gases emissions, the share of renewable energy sources in the final energy consumption, the share of renewable energy used in the transport sector and the increase in energy efficiency.

Keywords: climate change; greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions; policies; renewable energy sources (RES) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q28 Q48 Q54 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021-06
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