IEA: Oil crisis is ‘litmus test’ for industry’s resolve on climate

By |maj 12th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Claude Turmes, climate neutrality, Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency, net zero, News, oil and gas industry|

The April oil market crash will test the determination of majors like Shell and BP, which have recently announced goals to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Transition to net-zero will help prevent disruption becoming the new normal

By |april 28th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, green growth, net zero, News|

Alongside the transition to a climate neutral economy, Europe faces other transformative forces – or megatrends – that could drastically affect the economy and labour markets if not managed properly, writes Eliot Whittington. Eliot Whittington is Director of the European...

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Six EU countries join call for 100% renewable energy scenario

By |marec 13th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Austria, Claude Turmes, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, Spain|

Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Spain have sent a joint letter to the European Commission calling for the inclusion of a 100% renewable energy scenario in long-term climate projections.

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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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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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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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