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How much can this Directive reduce the threat of climate change?

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According to the European Climate Change Programme, the Directive could deliver a reduction of up to 45 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2010. In order to meet the agreed Kyoto targets, the European Union must implement reductions of 330 million tonnes between 1990 and 2010.

Author:  Roger HITCHIN (BRE)
Date:   07/04/06