The Climate Law cannot compromise with the laws of physics

By |julij 1st, 2020|CCS, Climate Law, EU climate law, News|

Given the non-linear and irreversible nature of climate change, relying on uncertain future technologies like carbon capture and storage is hazardous and only delays urgent actions that need to be taken now, write Laurent Hubert, Jean-Noël Geist and Adrien Jahier.

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EU lawmaker puts 65% emissions cut on the table

By |april 29th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, Climate Law, Jytte Guteland, News|

The European Parliament is gearing up for tough talks on the EU’s climate target for 2030, with a 65% emissions cut now firmly on the table.

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How the coronavirus outbreak affects the EU’s 2030 climate targets

By |april 14th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, carbon allowances, carbon market, Climate Law, ETS, ETS reform, market stability reserve, News|

Ultimately, the coronavirus pandemic may slow down initial plans to adopt the European Climate Law and a number of other climate-related policy proposals, writes Robert Jeszke.

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The EU Climate Law explained

By |marec 16th, 2020|Climate Law, COP 26, European Green Deal, News, Paris Agreement|

The European Commission tabled its much-awaited Climate Law in March this year, in a bid to carve into stone Europe’s objective of becoming the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050. EURACTIV explains what the Climate Law does, how it works and what its criticisms are.

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Thunberg warns EU ministers about world’s declining carbon budget

By |marec 6th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, Greta Thunberg, News|

Teen activist Greta Thunberg reminded EU ministers on Thursday (5 March) about the rapidly declining amount of carbon dioxide that world nations are still allowed to emit before the rise in global temperatures risks hitting dangerous levels.

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EU’s next top climate model under scrutiny

By |marec 5th, 2020|Climate Law, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Commission insisted on Wednesday (4 March) that in-depth climate number-crunching has to be finished before it can update an emissions-busting target for 2030. That impact assessment could make or break the EU’s green agenda.

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EU’s Timmermans responds to Greta’s criticisms over European Climate Law

By |marec 4th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, climate neutrality, Frans Timmermans, Greta Thunberg, News|

The European Commission wants to look at all greenhouse gases responsible for global warming and not just carbon dioxide, EU Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans said in response to criticism by teen activist Greta Thunberg.

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EU debuts climate law ‘compass’, Greta dismisses it as ‘surrender’

By |marec 4th, 2020|Climate Law, Frans Timmermans, Greta Thunberg, News, Pascal Canfin, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission officially unveiled its Climate Law on Wednesday (4 March), aimed at making the EU carbon neutral by 2050. But Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg criticised the plan as "surrender".

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Pascal Canfin MEP: EU Climate Law must stick to 2030 timeline

By |marec 4th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, COP26, EU long term strategy 2050, News, Pascal Canfin|

The European Commission must publish its impact assessment on the EU's 2030 climate target in June – not in September like is currently mentioned in the draft Climate Law, MEP Pascal Canfin told EURACTIV in an interview.

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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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