Hedegaard hails 'new 2030 dynamic'

EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard

EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard

EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard today urged the European Commission to take full advantage of a “new dynamic” behind 2030 climate and energy targets.

Hedegaard welcomed the fact that EU leaders yesterday asked the Commission for “a proposal, that is a concrete proposal, not just new papers for discussions", on targets, she told Recharge.

“This gives new dynamics in the Commission that we now have a deadline to work towards, and that is positive,” said Hedegaard on the sidelines of the Energy Europe conference in Copenhagen which opened today.

The commissioner added that there is still a lot of work to do in the months ahead, not least evaluating all inputs, but she expects a concrete proposal to be ready before the end of this Log in to read complete article.

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