Recommendations for the DG Energy 2050 Roadmap

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dc.contributor.author MEEUS, Leonardo
dc.contributor.author AZEVEDO, Isabel
dc.contributor.author MARCANTONINI, Claudio
dc.contributor.author GLACHANT, Jean-Michel
dc.contributor.author HAFNER, Manfred
dc.contributor.editor ZORN, Annika
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-01T08:40:43Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-01T08:40:43Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.issn 1977-3900
dc.identifier.issn 1977-3919
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1814/20780
dc.description QM-AI-11-004-EN-C (print)/QM-AI-11-004-EN-N (online) en
dc.description THINK Policy Briefs are abbreviated versions of THINK Reports.
dc.description.abstract The European Commission recently released a first roadmap that already indicates what could be the relative contributions of the different sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 to 95% below 1990 levels by 2050, which is setting the scene for new EU level policy actions. A second roadmap should be released by the DG Energy 2050 later this year, 2011. Different stakeholders have already presented their vision of the path towards 2050 and different strategies to make it happen are emerging at member state level, which bring new risks for policy fragmentation, but also opens new opportunities for cooperation among member states and for European added value. We provide a rationale for ten priority EU-interventions to add European value to member states’ first steps on the road towards 2050. We distinguish three different types of EU involvement to 2050, i.e. “effort sharing”, “harmonization”, and “level playing field”.
dc.description.sponsorship The THINK project (2010-2013) is funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme, Strategic Energy Technology Plan. (Call FP7-ENERGY-2009-2, Grant Agreement no: 249736). Coordinator: Prof. Jean-Michel Glachant and Dr. Leonardo Meeus, Florence School of Regulation, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute
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dc.relation.ispartofseries Florence School of Regulation
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2011/04
dc.relation.ispartofseries [THINK] Policy Briefs
dc.relation.uri http://www.florence-school.eu
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.title Recommendations for the DG Energy 2050 Roadmap
dc.type Technical Report en
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