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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Timmermans kicks off debate over landmark EU ‘Climate Law’

By |januar 28th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Climate Law, News|

The European Commission launched a public debate about the EU’s upcoming Climate Law on Tuesday (28 January), with a view to enshrining the bloc’s 2050 “climate neutrality” target into binding legislation before the UN climate conference in Glasgow later this year.

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A net-zero emissions future to guide Europe through turbulent economic times

By |januar 27th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, EU industrial strategy, net zero, News|

Climate action can be the polestar guiding EU leaders through turbulent economic waters, writes Pascal Lamy, calling on politicians to put climate policy at the heart of a coherent industrial strategy.

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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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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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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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EU leaders offer money to reluctant east to push 2050 climate neutrality

By |december 12th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, News|

European Union leaders on Thursday (12 December) will push an agreement to make their bloc climate neutral by 2050, luring reluctant eastern member states with promises of extra money for their heavily-polluting economies.

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Decision time for the EU’s 2050 climate strategy

By |december 12th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, net zero, News|

European leaders gathering today for an EU summit in Brussels will try to persuade Poland, Czechia and Hungary to rally the bloc's proposed carbon neutrality goal for 2050. Brook Riley explains why this is both a moment of drama and anticlimax.

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