Health crisis COVID-19 threatens EU green goals, IEA says

Health crisis COVID-19 threatens EU green goals, IEA says

While the COVID-19 crisis has had a positive impact on the energy sector by reducing emissions of polluting gases, it has also hampered green investments, making it difficult to implement the EU climate programme. In a report published on Thursday (25 June), the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned of the drop in energy production and consumption caused by the pandemic, which could make it easier to meet targets for cutting emissions and increasing green energy production in Europe by the end of the year. However, such short-term satisfaction could lead…

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