IPCC scientists back industry call for higher renewable energy target

Climate scientists have lent their support to an industry call for the EU to increase its 2030 renewable energy target to 45%, in an open letter published on Wednesday.

by Robert Hodgson
A solar farm in Almeria, Spain. The renewable energy industry has called for a higher share of clean energy in the EU than proposed by the Commission. Photo: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
A solar farm in Almeria, Spain. The renewable energy industry has called for a higher share of clean energy in the EU than proposed by the Commission. Photo: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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