EEA highlights multiple green benefits of renewables

The surge in renewable power over the past two decades has not only reduced the EU’s impact on climate change, but has also markedly cut the potential for land, air and water pollution, a new study by the European Environment Agency (EEA) has found.

by Simon Pickstone
In 2019 the EU came close to meeting its target to meet 20% of its overall energy needs through renewables (Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
In 2019 the EU came close to meeting its target to meet 20% of its overall energy needs through renewables (Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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