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EU Likely to Exceed Green Energy Targets for 2020

March 11, 2010 / No Comments

The European Union has more or less assumed the role of a leader in green energy generation. With ongoing multiple projects for clean energy generation, it does look possible that the 27 nation block will beat its green energy generation targets for 2020, and do that by a comfortable 20% margin.

EU Agrees on Formula for Copenhagen

October 30, 2009 / 2 Comments

As the Copenhagen talks draw near, nations are working to set their goals and agenda for the summit. So far, a major point of contention has been the demand by developing nations that developed countries subsidize, or pay for their environment efforts. The demand is on grounds that developed countries have contributed greatly to pollution with their industries, and should ...

European Union – Concerned About the Length of Cucumbers and Curvature of Bananas

July 16, 2008 / 1 Comment

This story may not need any more words other than the title to make you laugh out loud, but we'll try. Apparently there are standards for the length of the cucumber and for the curvature of bananas and the European Union won't leave it alone. They want to make sure these things are and will be properly regulated. Original image ...

G-8 Wants to Halve Emissions by 2050

July 8, 2008 / No Comments

Well, the G-8 has a vision, but do they have a plan? Japan's PM Fukuda was able to save face - "The G8 nations came to a mutual recognition that this target -- cutting global emissions by at least 50 percent by 2050 -- should be a global target." The United States got heard. Emerging economies, India, China, Brazil are included - ...