New report says European Union can cut greenhouse emissions dramatically by 2050 – and save money by doing it
Associated Press – A report issued recently suggests that the European Union can cut its emissions of greenhouse gases dramatically by 2050 without spending any more money – and even, perhaps, saving a bit.
The is based on an assessment that the new plants and equipment needed to switch to the generation of clean energy would cost more than continued reliance on fossil fuels, but that the clean energy itself would cost less.
“Only a new energy model will make our system secure, competitive and sustainable in the long run,” said EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger. The report, called “Energy Roadmap 2050,” was produced by the European Commission, the executive branch of the 27-country European Union. … Continue Reading