A credible industrial pillar for the European Green Deal

By |marec 10th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, EU industrial strategy, industrial strategy, net zero, News|

If done right, the industrial pillar of the Green Deal can make Europe a world leader in climate-neutral and circular technologies, products and services, writes Ursula Woodburn. Ursula Woodburn is the head of EU relations at the European Corporate Lea...

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Eleven million jobs at risk from EU Green Deal, trade unions warn

By |marec 9th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, News|

The European Green Deal risks deepening economic and social divisions between east and western EU countries, trade unions say, warning the 27-member bloc risks imploding before it reaches its 2050 climate neutrality goal. Trade unions have stepped up w...

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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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EU’s Timmermans responds to Greta’s criticisms over European Climate Law

By |marec 4th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, climate neutrality, Frans Timmermans, Greta Thunberg, News|

The European Commission wants to look at all greenhouse gases responsible for global warming and not just carbon dioxide, EU Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans said in response to criticism by teen activist Greta Thunberg.

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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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A European Green Deal with justness for all?

By |marec 4th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, 2050 climate strategy, coal, coal phase-out, coal regions, EU regions, European Green Deal, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland, Ruhr Valley, Silesia, Ursula von der Leyen|

A fund originally conceived to convince Poland to sign up to the EU’s 2050 climate target has now turned into one of the most contentious aspects of both the Green Deal and the long-term EU budget.

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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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Romania must not squander EU Green Deal opportunity

By |februar 26th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, EU strategy 2050, News, Romania, Traian Basescu|

Positioning the country against the EU Green Deal, Romanian politicians appear to be on the wrong side of history and disconnected from the economic reality of energy markets, writes Suzana Carp.

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Europe’s €1.2 trillion low-carbon opportunity

By |februar 25th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, green bonds, Green finance, green financing, low-carbon technologies, News|

European companies are starting to reap the benefits of low-carbon investment, but must double down on green spending to realise its full potential, write Steven Tebbe and Rob Bailey.

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49% of world’s GDP now covered by net-zero targets, study says

By |februar 18th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News, Paris Agreement|

Just under half of the world's annual GDP is now covered by nations, regions and cities that are legislating for a net-zero emissions target, a new study has revealed. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.

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