Opinion - 16/May/2018

Smoothing the way to energy efficient policies

Clear policies and a long-term vision will help energy efficiency play its full role in the energy transition, argues Dominique Ristori, Director-General for Energy at the European Commission

The need to address climate change has become one of the biggest challenges of our time. In order to slow down global warning, we have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move towards a carbon-neutral economy. Energy efficiency will play a central role because two-thirds of emissions come from the production and use of energy. ...

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