Blog: EU stands at a watershed in energy policy

As energy ministers prepare to discuss emergency measures to tackle Europe’s gas crisis, Green MEPs are pushing for a major increase in the bloc’s renewable energy target.

by Robert Hodgson
A wind farm under construction in Villar, Spain, April 2022. Green MEPs say the energy crisis should push the EU to adopt even higher renewables targets. Photo: CESAR MANSO/AFP via Getty Images
A wind farm under construction in Villar, Spain, April 2022. Green MEPs say the energy crisis should push the EU to adopt even higher renewables targets. Photo: CESAR MANSO/AFP via Getty Images

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