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Smarter, Greener, more Inclusive? – 2017

Smarter, Greener, more Inclusive? – 2017

Indicators to Support the Europe 2020 Strategy

On 19 July 2017, Eurostat published its most recent flagship publication Smarter, greener, more inclusive? The report assesses the EU's progress in implementing the Europe 2020 strategy. Commissioned by Eurostat, Katharina Umpfenbach of Ecologic Institute edited the chapter on climate change and energy. It discusses progress towards the so-called 20-20-20 targets which aim at cutting EU greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable energy supply, and improving energy efficiency. The publication is available for download.


Citation

Markus Hametner et al. 2017: Smarter, greener, more inclusive? - Indicators to support the Europe 2020 strategy. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Language
English
Author(s)
Simon Johannes Bley (Eurostat)
Markus Hametner (WU Vienna)
Asya Dimitrova (WU Vienna)
Renate Ruech (WU Vienna)
Ariane De Rocchi (INFRAS)
Eva Gschwend (INFRAS)
Credits

Co-editors: Fritz Gebhard, Barbara Margarethe Kurkowiak, Nicola Massarelli, Christine Mayer, Irina Schön, Anton Steurer, Lisa Waselikowski (Eurostat, Unit E2 — Environmental statistics and accounts; sustainable development), Carolyn Avery (ENDS, Haymarket Media Group Ltd)

Funding
  • European Commission, Eurostat (Eurostat)
Publisher
Year
2017
ISBN
978-92-79-70106-1 (print), 978-92-79-70105-4 (pdf)
ISSN
2363-2194
DOI
Dimension
194 pp.
Project ID
2579
Table of Contents

Contents 3
Foreword 4
Acknowledgements 6
Executive summary 7
Introduction 13
1. Employment 25
2. R&D and innovation 55
3. Climate change and energy 81
4. Education 107
5. Poverty and social exclusion 129
Country profiles 155
Abbreviations and acronyms 187

Keywords
EU 2020 strategy, sustainability, climate, energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency, Europe