Heavy-emitting firms ‘off-track’ from 2C climate target

By |marec 20th, 2020|carbon neutrality, cement, News, oil and gas industry, steel industry|

More than 80% of the highest-emitting listed companies are failing to deliver emissions reductions aligned to the Paris Agreement's 2C global warming limit, with many of them also failing to account for climate mitigation and risk strategies. EURACTIV'...

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Breton wants EU industrial policy to focus less on consumers, more on businesses

By |marec 4th, 2020|carbon neutrality, college of commissioners, European Commision, France, News, Thierry Breton|

The EU's Internal Market Commissioner, Thierry Breton, wants to put businesses back at the heart of the European Commission's industrial strategy, with less emphasis on reducing consumer prices. EURACTIV France reports.

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Not all member states will benefit from the European Green Deal

By |januar 15th, 2020|carbon neutrality, Emmanuel Macron, Energy transition, European Green Deal, France, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland|

The wide-ranging European Green Deal provides for a European fund for a just transition, which is meant to support regions that are economically highly dependent on fossil fuels. But not all member states will benefit from it. EURACTIV France reports.

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COP25: Europe must decide faster, climate doesn’t wait, says Danish Energy Minister

By |december 12th, 2019|2030 climate target, carbon neutrality, Climate Law, COP25, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, News, offshore wind|

As member states are pressed to agree on Europe’s 2050 carbon neutrality target, Denmark is the star of the show at COP25 after the country’s Parliament adopted a legally binding emissions reduction target of 70% by 2030. Danish energy minister Dan Jørgensen explained to EURACTIV what’s behind the country’s new climate act.

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European Green Deal gives COP25 a ‘breath of fresh air’

By |december 12th, 2019|carbon neutrality, climate activists, climate emergency, COP25, European Green Deal, Fiji, Greta Thunberg, Madrid, News, Portugal, The Netherlands|

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen jolted the COP25 conference in Madrid when she presented her European Green Deal yesterday (11 December). But many observers, including young people, are calling for more ambition. EURACTIV France reports.

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Transport committee chair: Kerosene is a European ‘tax haven’

By |november 5th, 2019|carbon border tax, carbon neutrality, eco-tax, European Parliament, France, hydrogen, Karima Delli, News, transport committee|

The European Parliament's transport committee head, Karima Delli (Greens), spoke about the need to completely overhaul the transport industry to combat climate change, the next transport Commissioner and France's pick for EU internal market chief, in a...

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German government wants to weaken country’s proposed climate protection goals

By |oktober 7th, 2019|carbon neutrality, climate protection goals, German climate protection law, German government, Germany, News|

Although many have called for improvements to the German climate package, the government wants to impose a weaker formulation of the core climate protection goals. EURACTIV's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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French researchers forecast more intensified global warming

By |september 18th, 2019|1.5°C pathway, carbon neutrality, Climate Change, climate science, droughts, forest fires, France, heatwaves, News|

According to new forecasts, the target laid out in the Paris Climate Agreement of 1.5 degrees Celsius could be out of reach, while temperature increases might even reach 6 or 7°C by 2100. EURACTIV France reports.

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London’s bankers – pioneers of green finance?

By |julij 3rd, 2019|2050, carbon neutrality, City of London, green financing, News, sustainable finance, United Kingdom|

Last week, the UK became the first major industrialised country to pass a law to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050. Now London is publishing a strategy for redirecting global financial investments into climate-friendly projects. The idea of b...

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Finland softens opposition to eurozone budget as it takes over EU Presidency

By |junij 27th, 2019|Antti Rinne, carbon neutrality, EU top jobs, eurozone budget, Finland, Finnish Presidency, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, rule of law, top jobs|

On the eve of assuming the EU's rotating presidency, the new centre-left Prime Minister of Finland, Antti Rinne, accepted on Wednesday (26 June) the possibility of a “small” eurozone budget to support investments, as long as it remains part of the EU’s long-term spending plans.

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