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EU Commission charts path towards 100% renewable hydrogen

By |julij 8th, 2020|Frans Timmermans, Green hydrogen, hydrogen, hydrogen strategy, Kadri Simson, News|

The European Commission unveiled plans on Wednesday (8 July) to promote hydrogen based entirely on renewable electricity like wind and solar, but said low-carbon hydrogen derived from fossil fuels will also be supported in order to scale up production ...

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EU, China and Canada renew pledge for climate action, despite virus

By |julij 8th, 2020|Canada, China, COP26, Frans Timmermans, News, UN climate talks|

In spite of the economic crisis posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the EU, China and Canada sent “a clear political signal” on Tuesday (7 July) that they are still committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change. 

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North Sea countries vow closer cooperation on offshore wind

By |julij 7th, 2020|News, offshore wind, wind energy|

Ministers of the North Seas countries have called for an EU framework to tackle barriers to the deployment of multinational “hybrid” offshore wind energy projects.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za North Sea countries vow closer cooperation on offshore wind

MEPs ban nuclear from green transition fund, leave loophole for gas

By |julij 7th, 2020|natural gas, News|

The European Union is split over which fuels deserve support from the bloc's flagship green transition fund, after lawmakers on Monday (6 July) called for rules that could allow the money to be spent on some fossil gas projects.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za MEPs ban nuclear from green transition fund, leave loophole for gas

EU experts to assess nuclear power’s green credentials

By |julij 3rd, 2020|News|

The European Commission has mandated its in-house research body, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), to assess whether nuclear power should be considered as a “green” technology under the EU’s sustainable finance taxonomy.

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Pascal Canfin: On gas and nuclear, EU must apply green finance taxonomy

By |julij 2nd, 2020|News, Pascal Canfin|

Whether in the European recovery plan or the just transition fund, Pascal Canfin says he is in favour of applying the EU sustainable finance taxonomy, which allows drawing a line between gas projects that merit public funding and those that don’t.

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EU grapples with ‘regressive’ climate laws

By |junij 29th, 2020|energy poverty, Just transition, Just Transition Fund, News, yellow vests|

Avoiding another “yellow vest” movement will be crucial for the success of the energy transition as Europe moves forward with a new wave of policies aimed at cutting emissions down to net zero by 2050, policymakers say.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU grapples with ‘regressive’ climate laws

Greens surge in French local election

By |junij 29th, 2020|News|

France President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party received a drubbing on Sunday (28 June) in municipal elections, as the Greens celebrated victories in several big cities after a surge in support.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greens surge in French local election

‘Urgent action’ needed to protect Europe’s seas, agency says

By |junij 26th, 2020|News, seas and oceans|

Seas across Europe are in “generally poor” condition, according to a report by the European Union’s environment agency, published on Thursday (25 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Urgent action’ needed to protect Europe’s seas, agency says

ArcelorMittal outlines demands for net-zero steelmaking in EU by 2050

By |junij 25th, 2020|News|

Europe’s largest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, unveiled plans on Thursday (24 June) to reach carbon neutrality in the EU by 2050, insisting however that success will depend on public support and incentives, including a carbon border tax.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ArcelorMittal outlines demands for net-zero steelmaking in EU by 2050