What the European Parliament must do the halt destruction of the Amazon and climate breakdown

By |september 20th, 2019|climate action, deforestation, European Commission, News, supply chains|

EU lawmakers should show global leadership by legislating to ensure that companies' supply chains and investments are not linked to deforestation, environmental harm and human rights abuses, writes Giulia Bondi.

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G7 summit did little to solve global environmental crisis

By |avgust 28th, 2019|air conditioning, Biarritz, Biodiversity, cargo ships, China, climate action, environment, G7 summit, Green Climate Fund, News, water bombers|

Environment, biodiversity and the climate were all on the agenda during the three days of the G7 summit held on 24-26 August in Biarritz, France. However, few concrete decisions were taken. EURACTIV's partner Le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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When climate action means better roads

By |junij 7th, 2019|adaptation, climate action, climate adaptation, climate risk, climate risks, european investment bank, Extreme weather events, Loss and Damage, natural disasters, News|

The European Investment Bank is stepping up its climate adaption projects in developing countries, and that means building roads and infrastructure that can better cope with natural disasters, write Luca Lazzaroli and Léon Faber.

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Legal action by climate justice against French state

By |december 19th, 2018|class action, climate action, climate justice, legal action, News|

Several NGOs are considering filing an application to the administrative court of Paris in 2019. However, French law may be more rigid than Anglo-Saxon law, which has already convicted several other states on this matter. EURACTIV France reports.

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Two of 196 signatory countries to Paris Agreement have raised their climate ambitions

By |december 14th, 2018|climate action, climate ambition, coalition, COP24, News, Pacific|

The signatories to the Paris Agreement are supposed to revise their climate ambitions upwards within the next 18 months. While states are struggling to get involved, businesses are trying to move forward. EURACTIV France reports.

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COP24: Return of king coal

By |december 13th, 2018|climate action, coal, coal-fired power stations, News|

Poland is hosting lobbying for coal and fossil fuels of a scale that has rarely been seen during an annual UN conference on climate (COP). The EU is turning a blind eye to this new facet of its ‘enfant terrible.’ EURACTIV France reports.

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Poland increasingly deporting activists from COP24

By |december 11th, 2018|climate, climate action, News, PiS, Poland, Ukraine|

Poland has already deported 14 people from Central Europe since the beginning of COP24, including two members of the Georgian delegation. Many NGOs are questioning the legality of these bans on entering Polish territory. EURACTIV France reports.

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French government prepared to back down on carbon tax

By |december 4th, 2018|carbon tax, climate action, COP24, gilets jaunes, News, yellow vests|

After the riots at the margins of the “yellow vests” movement, the carbon tax adopted under François Hollande is expected to be revised downwards. EURACTIV France reports.  

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CO2 emissions rising again after three years of decline

By |november 29th, 2018|carbon tax, climate action, COP24, INDCs, Katowice, NDCs, News|

It is increasingly unlikely that the global rise in temperature will be limited to 1.5°C. The current trajectory, if maintained, would lead to the planet warming by 3.2°C in 2100, according to a new UN report. EURACTIV France reports.

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European forests cannot further curb global warming, French study warns

By |oktober 11th, 2018|Bialowieza forest, climate action, deforestation, forestry, forests, News|

European countries should not heavily rely on their forests to curb climate change. However, they should instead ensure that forests are protected from climate change, underlined a study published in Nature on Wednesday (10 October). EURACTIV France reports.

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