Bali, the prelude to Copenhagen

EU has gone to Bali with objectives but without strategies, by Juan Delgado

EU Energy Policy Blog

Competitiveness concerns are high on the Bali negotiations. The European Union has put on the table an ambitious agenda committing to reduce emissions by 20 percent (with respect to 1990 levels), increase energy efficiency by 20 percent and increase the share of renewables in energy consumption to 20 percent by 2020. This agenda may however be in conflict with the low carbon competitiveness of EU exports.

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