The ups and downs of EU energy efficiency policy

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Be an energy hero! Take action for a strong EU Energy Efficiency Directive. Go to: http://www.caneurope.org/take-action Posted by Friends of the Earth Europe and Climate Action Network Europe.

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No country could be more fitting to negotiate a deal on the draft Energy Efficiency Directive than current EU President Denmark. The country is the inspiration behind the directive – the proof that economic growth can go hand-in-hand with reductions in energy use. But the Danes seem to have caught ‘Presidency Syndrome’: the desire to… » read more

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Throw a frog into boiling water, the story goes, and it will jump out. But if it is placed in cold water that is slowly heated it will not perceive the danger and will be boiled to death. This is just what is happening to the draft Energy Efficiency Directive. Each successive amendment from the… » read more

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