EU way off the mark on energy savings goal, latest figures show

By |februar 7th, 2020|2020 climate and energy targets, 2020 energy and climate targets, 2030 climate and energy targets, News|

The EU’s statistical office, Eurostat, published new figures on energy consumption for 2018 this week (4 February). As expected, they weren’t good, with the EU as a whole set to miss its 2020 energy efficiency objective by a margin of up to 5%, in what campaigners called the "biggest miss" of all 2020 targets.

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Glass industry boss: Replacing old windows can bring huge energy savings

By |januar 30th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, climate neutrality, Industrial Policy, News, solar glass|

If Europe goes climate neutral, it will consume more flat glass, predicts Christian Quenett. And the benefits could be huge: simply doubling the replacement rate of windows, in line with the European Green Deal, would achieve 20% of the EU’s energy efficiency targets for 2030, he says.

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EU to name and shame climate plan laggards ‘in the coming days’

By |januar 22nd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, 2050 climate strategy, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), News|

Just over half of European Union countries have submitted their final national energy and climate plans (NECPs) to the European Commission by the 1 January deadline, a senior official has said and warned that the EU executive will soon publish the full...

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Industrial decarbonisation and the EU Green Deal: The case for bold action

By |januar 17th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, 2050 climate strategy, energy intensive, News, steel industry|

The green deal is a credible first step to decarbonise energy-intensive industries such as steelmaking and chemicals. However, the transition to climate neutrality will also depend on the development of a comprehensive, integrated industrial strategy, ...

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Germany’s new coal phase-out plan: Lots of money, little climate ambition

By |januar 17th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, coal phase-out, Energiewende, Germany, News, Renewable energies, wind energy|

An agreement reached in the early hours of Thursday (16 January) between the federal government and representatives of the four German coal states won't bring the country much closer to reaching its climate goals, analysts said.

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Time for a new deal for our planet, our communities and our future

By |januar 8th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, net zero, News|

The transition to net-zero emissions by 2050 is a massive challenge, but also a huge opportunity – a chance to design a socially inclusive, clean future, argue Sharan Burrow, Paul Polman and Laurence Tubiana.

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Massive rise in EV charging points needed to reach EU climate goals, new research finds

By |januar 8th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, electric cars, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

Europe needs fifteen times more electric vehicle public charging points by 2030 to support the EU’s goal of becoming “climate neutral” by mid-century, according to new research published today (8 January).

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Germany missed EU deadline to submit national climate plan

By |januar 8th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, German climate protection law, Germany, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), News, Paris Climate Agreement|

All EU member states should have submitted their climate protection plans for the coming decade to the European Commission by 31 December 2019. But some missed the deadline, including Germany. EURACTIV.de reports.

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2020: A test year for Europe’s much-vaunted Green Deal

By |januar 2nd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, News|

Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Commission, surprised even environmentalists when she announced she would make climate policy the “hallmark” of her five-year mandate. Now comes the hard part: the delivery.

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UK’s Brexit election explained: ‘There will be one less pro-climate vote in the EU’

By |december 13th, 2019|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, News, Taxonomy|

With Germany’s dwindling leadership on climate, Britain’s departure from the European Union could have “potentially huge” consequences for climate policy, says Sandrine Dixson-Declève.

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