Oil shale-reliant Estonia warned on climate targets

The IEA has warned the Estonian government it needs to take determined action in order to meet its 2030 climate targets

The Estonian government has been warned it needs to take determined action in order to meet its 2030 climate targets the day after it reversed its opposition to European Commission plans to make the EU climate neutral by 2050.

In its first in-depth review of the eastern European country’s policies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned that an increase in final energy consumption since 2016 could risk the government missing its 2020 efficiency target, despite already having met its emissions reduction and renewable energy targets.

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