Towards a Green Economy: The Importance of Environment, Energy and Technology in the European Region

Ausrine LAKSTUTIENE, Rytis KRUSINSKAS, Lina SINEVICIENE, Leonid MELNYK

Abstract


In a world increasingly caring for the development of the economy which minimizes damage to the environment, attention is focused towards a green economy, the core values of which focus on search for alternatives of energy, environment alternatives that allow not to increase the resource usage volumes and the negative impact on the environment. Economic and social inequalities in the development of the European region, become one of the biggest dangers of green economy development, therefore this article analyses the European region's Environment, Energy and Technology Indicators, focusing attention on green economic development opportunities of the European Union and Ukraine.

Keywords


Green economy, Environment, Energy and technology indicators


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/etmi2016/11188

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