NGOs plan protest over EU govts’ low climate ambition

Environmentalists have warned of low ambition on 2030 climate and energy goals ahead of a meeting of European energy ministers, who plan to adopt their position on key policy proposals on Monday

Environmentalists have warned of low ambition on 2030 climate and energy goals ahead of a meeting of European energy ministers, who plan to adopt their position on key policy proposals on Monday.

EU Council documents circulated ahead of the meeting suggest ministers are still eyeing a headline renewables target of 27% of European power consumption by 2030, potentially setting them on a collision course with the European Parliament, which wants a 35% goal.

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