EU seeks perfect policy mix

The European Union faces the challenge of integrating new measures to achieve energy efficiency with existing climate policies, reports Sonja van Renssen.

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Figure 1: Overlap between EU targets and policies.

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van Renssen, S. EU seeks perfect policy mix. Nature Clim Change 1, 89–90 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1088

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