After the EU Council that concluded today in Brussels, the European Union, which will be 50 this month, is becoming the world leader in the fight against climate change.
According to Reuters, the President of the European Commission Mr. Jose Manuel Barroso said the agreement today represented “the most ambitious package ever agreed by any commission or any group of countries on energy security and climate protection”. (source)
The EU Council decided to push renewable energies forward. This will be done as the part of renewables in the energy generation of EU is due to go from 6 percent nowadays to 20 in 2020.