If some decide to stay in a dirty past, Europe must move to a cleaner future. We need to embark on a collective project to become the world leader in renewable energy by 2020. Achieving this would go a long way to address key challenges facing Europe today: use innovation to boost on industrial competitiveness, create new quality jobs, lower energy dependence, democratise the energy sector while making it more environmentally sustainable.
This tribune by Enrico Letta, our President, Herman Van Rompuy, President Emeritus of the European Council and President of the European Policy Center, and Bertrand Piccard, pilote for Solar Impulse was published in the Huffington Post
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