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More about climate change and energy

Background document about renewable energy and climate change

In the document “Background information about renewable energy, climate change and the electricity market” (pdf, 25 pages, English, version June 2014)  you find more information about the following topics:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of several types of renewable energy
  • Climate change: Causes and consequences
  • What can be done against climate change
  • The electricity market in Europe

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Some chapters in html version

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Other texts composed by the EKOenergy Secretariat

Other information

See also the European Commission’s Climate change factsheet (pdf, 6 pages).