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EU parliamentarians aim for minimum target for renewables

Even though it is less than what is needed to keep global warming at bay, the EU Parliament only managed to agree on a 35-percent target for renewable energy in 2030.

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Renewable energy must constitute at least 38-40 percent of the energy used in 2030, if global warming is to be kept under the two degrees agreed upon at COP21 in 2015, according to the Green Party in the European Parliament.

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