EU urges members to be ambitious on climate targets

(AGI) Turin, June 12 - EU countries should prove they are readyto contribute to meeting EU climate targets and possibly gobeyond them, Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the EuropeanCommission and Energy Commissioner, told AGI at the WorldChambers Congress in Turin. He said: "The 27 percent target ofenergy production from renewable sources is binding, while thegoal of reaching at least 27 percent of energy efficiency isindicative. We will introduce a governance system which I havesubmitted to the Energy Ministers of EU members at our lastcouncil meeting. We look forward to working closely with

(AGI) Turin, June 12 - EU countries should prove they are readyto contribute to meeting EU climate targets and possibly gobeyond them, Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the EuropeanCommission and Energy Commissioner, told AGI at the WorldChambers Congress in Turin. He said: "The 27 percent target ofenergy production from renewable sources is binding, while thegoal of reaching at least 27 percent of energy efficiency isindicative. We will introduce a governance system which I havesubmitted to the Energy Ministers of EU members at our lastcouncil meeting. We look forward to working closely with memberstates to reach these goals. We would like to see theirambition in proving that they are ready to contribute. We wantto meet the targets and will set up s system which guaranteeswe can reach these objectives". .