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Trade-offs and synergies between energy security, economy, and the environment

Newsitem | 03-05-2006

Sustainable energy policies are needed in Europe to reduce air pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions. This quick scan shows that climate mitigation strategies also reduce air pollution and increase energy security, and offer chances for innovation. Hence it could improve the efficiency of EU energy policies without throwing a spanner in the wheels of Europe’s Lisbon strategy.


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