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Denmark Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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Denmark, a tiny country on the northern fringe of Europe, is pursuing the world’s most ambitious policy against climate change. It aims to end the burning of fossil fuels in any form by 2050 — not just in electricity production, as some other countries hope to do, but in transportation as well.
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Is Europe on target for energy efficiency?

Is Europe on target for energy efficiency? | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

The EU's Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) was adopted last week by the EU Council, a package of mandatory measures the EU claims could help cut energy consumption by 20% and save €50 billion a year.


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EU Parliament votes on binding 2030 renewables target | RTCC

EU Parliament votes on binding 2030 renewables target | RTCC | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

The European Parliament has voted in favour of setting a binding renewable energy target for 2030. No decision appears to have been made on what a new target could be.

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Energy efficiency targets: what are they good for?

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At the current rate of improvement, Europe is on course to miss its goal of a 20% energy efficiency saving by 2020.All the same, officials are developing plans for a 2030 energy efficiency target.



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Norm Miller's curator insight, July 9, 2014 12:15 PM

The key in Europe has been disclosure and high energy costs.  If the US had a carbon tax and or more disclosure we would quickly see behaviors affected.

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Denmark Passes Legislation: 100% Renewable Energy by 2050!

Denmark's Parliament has passed the most ambitious green economy plan in the world: it will generate 35% of its energy from renewable energy by 2020 and 100% by 2050.

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