EU lawmaker puts 65% emissions cut on the table

By |april 29th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, Climate Law, Jytte Guteland, News|

The European Parliament is gearing up for tough talks on the EU’s climate target for 2030, with a 65% emissions cut now firmly on the table.

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How the coronavirus outbreak affects the EU’s 2030 climate targets

By |april 14th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, carbon allowances, carbon market, Climate Law, ETS, ETS reform, market stability reserve, News|

Ultimately, the coronavirus pandemic may slow down initial plans to adopt the European Climate Law and a number of other climate-related policy proposals, writes Robert Jeszke.

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‘We won’t slow down’ on climate: EU reacts to COP26 postponement

By |april 2nd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, COP26, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Commission “took note” of the UK’s announcement to postpone this year’s UN climate summit, stressing however its “strong commitment” to the global climate agenda as world nations grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EU cost-benefit study seen backing 55% emissions cut by 2030

By |marec 23rd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, climate neutrality, News|

In the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission published last week what would have otherwise been a high-profile initiative: the launch of a cost-benefit analysis of increasing the EU’s climate ambition for 2030 in view of reaching net-zero emissions by mid-century.

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Why number crunching can make or break Europe’s climate ambition

By |marec 16th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, climate neutrality, News|

After the EU committed to climate neutrality by mid-century, the European Commission is now busy performing a detailed cost-benefit analysis of raising the bloc’s climate target for 2030. Brook Riley peaks into the EU's modelling engine room to decipher the assumptions behind the figures.

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Thunberg warns EU ministers about world’s declining carbon budget

By |marec 6th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, Greta Thunberg, News|

Teen activist Greta Thunberg reminded EU ministers on Thursday (5 March) about the rapidly declining amount of carbon dioxide that world nations are still allowed to emit before the rise in global temperatures risks hitting dangerous levels.

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Green transition will require ‘Herculean effort’, EU admits

By |marec 5th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, coal phase-out, Just transition, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland|

The European Union will need to “re-orient most, if not all” of its policies in order to protect vulnerable regions and workers in industries affected by the transition to a green economy, the EU Commission’s vice-president Frans Timmermans has said.

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Pascal Canfin MEP: EU Climate Law must stick to 2030 timeline

By |marec 4th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, COP26, EU long term strategy 2050, News, Pascal Canfin|

The European Commission must publish its impact assessment on the EU's 2030 climate target in June – not in September like is currently mentioned in the draft Climate Law, MEP Pascal Canfin told EURACTIV in an interview.

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Electricity boss: ‘EU climate law should be kept short and simple’

By |marec 3rd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, 2050 climate strategy, Climate Law, climate neutrality, EU long term strategy 2050, eurelectric, Kristian Ruby, News|

As the European Commission prepares its proposal for a landmark EU Climate Law, Eurelectric boss Kristian Ruby urges policymakers to keep it simple and focus on the long-term.

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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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