WWF summary position paper on Climate and Energy Package proposals WWF, 2008-04
WWF calls for an overall emission reduction target of 30% below 1990 levels by 2020 to be achieved within the boundaries of the EU. Financial equivalent of an additional 15% emission reductions to be invested in adaptation and emission reduction activities in developing countries, which also provide sustainable development benefits.
This briefing summarises WWF’s response to the Climate and Energy package of four legislative proposals, which propose concerted EU actions to reduce EU greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Individual position papers are available on each legislative proposal. The legislative proposals are:
1. European Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) - revision
3. Renewable Energy
4. Carbon Capture Storage
5. CO2 emissions from cars
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