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Удвоение европейской энергоэффективности

БРЮССЕЛЬ – На декабрьской конференции по климату COP21 в Париже мировые лидеры обязались определить национальные целевые параметры сокращения выбросов парниковых газов, в том числе показатели повышения энергоэффективности. Сейчас Европейская комиссия приближается к моменту истины: либо она установит амбициозные, но достижимые целевые индикаторы повышения энергоэффективности, которые подтолкнут частных лиц и промышленность к реальным изменениям, либо она уступит политическому давлению и установит ничего не значащие цели, которые в любом случае будут достигнуты без каких-либо дополнительных усилий.

Второй подход был выбран в 2014 году, когда европейские лидеры договорились повысить энергоэффективность на 27% к 2030 году. Европейский совет хвалили тогда за проявленные лидерские качества. Никто не стал утруждать себя напоминанием, что глобальная энергоэффективность и без этого решения должна повыситься сама собой примерно на 35% к 2030 году.

Климатическое соглашение COP21 даёт Европе второй шанс: она может стать примером, носителем мировых стандартов в сфере энергоэффективности. Экологи, лидеры бизнеса и учёные ждут от Европейской комиссии новых целевых индикаторов, которые, скорее всего, будут определены в октябре, в ходе предстоящего пересмотра Директивы ЕС об энергоэффективности.

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