Towards a 100% Renewable Future for the European Union

20-20-20. 20% Savings from Energy Efficiency. 20% Rise in Renewable Generation. 20% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions. WOW, i'm impressed. If you are just thinking "woah that's a lot of 20s...", let me break it down for you. The European Union, comprised of 28 member states, has committed to making ALL THREE of those amazing …

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Policy Diffusion in the European Union

In the context of international climate governance, the European Union is a world climate leader. In fact, the EU generates 3 times more renewable energy per person than anywhere else in the world.  How do they achieve such ambitious goals? POLICY DIFFUSION is one of the least costly and most effective ways to encourage the adoption …

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