Europe ups target for greenhouse gas reductions (9)

United Press International 2014.01.22 16:09
BRUSSELS, Jan. 22 (UPI) - BRUSSELS, Jan. 22 (UPI) - The European Commission presented an energy framework Wednesday that calls for a greater reduction in emissions and new targets for renewable energy. The commission said Wednesday it was proposing a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 percent from their 1990 benchmark by 2030, an increase from the 20 percent target envisioned for 2020 for members of the European Union.
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