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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Report: Net-zero targets now cover one-sixth of global economy

By |junij 26th, 2019|carbon neutrality, net zero, News|

Almost a sixth of the entire global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is now covered by net zero carbon emissions targets, according to a report. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.

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Climate cash cow: Where EU countries can get their funding

By |junij 18th, 2019|carbon neutrality, News|

Europe’s green ambitions will largely hinge on being able to finance a transition away from polluting energy sources. But where will the money actually come from?

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Merkel sends first strong message for climate neutrality by 2050

By |maj 14th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, carbon neutrality, carbon price, Energy transition, France, German climate protection law, Germany, greenhouse emissions, News, Svenja Schulze, zero net emissions|

Chancellor Angela Merkel has indicated for the first time that Germany may join a European alliance to achieve greenhouse gas neutrality by 2050. At a recent EU summit, Germany was unwilling to join a similar initiative by nine EU member states. EURACT...

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Europe’s path to carbon neutrality: A move to ‘sobriété énergétique’?

By |november 12th, 2018|2020 energy and climate targets, carbon emissions, carbon neutrality, Energy efficiency, European Commission, News|

What is 'sobriété énergétique' and what is its role in pushing Europe towards its carbon reduction goals? Kamila Waciega explains.  

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Europe’s 2050 climate strategy takes shape

By |september 27th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, carbon neutrality, Climate Change, COP24, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, IPCC, net zero, News|

A group of 19 countries officially launched the Carbon Neutrality Coalition in New York on Thursday (27 September), just weeks before the European Commission is expected to publish a document outlining policy scenarios to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

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