EU Stays at 20% Reduction Target

Article published on Feb. 5, 2010
Article published on Feb. 5, 2010
The EU and its member states have confirmed their willingness to be associated with the Copenhagen Accord negotiated during the UN climate change conference in December 2009.

However, the EU has not unilaterally increased its greenhouse gas emissions target, but offered conditional offer of a 30% reduction, if other developed countries commit to comparable emissions reductions and developing countries contribute adequately according to their responsibilities and capabilities.