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EU States Agree to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 20%
1:23 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Alex Scott
Leaders of European Union (EU) member states signed a binding agreement last week to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets. German chancellor and European Council president Angela Merkel and U.K. prime minister Tony Blair were among the leaders that persuaded all 27 EU member states to agree to a 20% reduction from 1990 levels of GHG emissions by 2020. They also agreed that 20% of all energy consumed in the EU by 2020 should come from renewable sources. Merkel (c.): ‘Europe has made a real commitment.’ Precise details regarding how the emission...
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