Unity in Diversity

Merkel stitches EU fabric of divergent needs and views


German Chancellor Angela Merkel came out a victor at the end of the two-day European Summit last week when she managed to stitch together a compromise among 27 member states after the Union was torn apart over the issues of “renewables.” Agreeing to a mandatory 20 percent target for boosting the share of renewable energy use in the bloc’s overall energy consumption by 2020 is set to increase EU utilisation of renewable energies - wind, solar and water - threefold compared to current levels.Chair...


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