49% of world’s GDP now covered by net-zero targets, study says

By |februar 18th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News, Paris Agreement|

Just under half of the world's annual GDP is now covered by nations, regions and cities that are legislating for a net-zero emissions target, a new study has revealed. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.

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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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Hoffenheim on tree-planting mission in Uganda

By |januar 6th, 2020|climate neutrality, football, News, reforestation, Sports, sustainability, Uganda|

Football club 1899 Hoffenheim is planting trees in Uganda to help protect the environment. In the past, sustainability in football meant switching off the stadium lights in the evening, but many clubs are now breaking new ground.

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EU Council chief takes over budget negotiations

By |december 13th, 2019|Charles Michel, climate neutrality, EU budget, European Council, European Green Deal, MFF, News, Poland, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Council handed over the negotiation of the next EU long-term budget to its president, Charles Michel during the first round of the December summit on Thursday (12 December). 

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German football club on a mission to defend the climate

By |december 6th, 2019|climate neutrality, CO2 emissions, football, Football league, Germany, Mainz, News|

With thousands of fans travelling to matches and giant stadiums being built, football has a considerable climate impact. Some clubs are increasingly aware of this and try to limit their carbon emissions. A club from the small city of Mainz has been lea...

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Progressive businesses support a 55% carbon reduction target in Europe

By |november 29th, 2019|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 climate strategy, climate neutrality, COP25, News|

The COP25 climate summit in Madrid needs to lay the groundwork for 2020 when countries and blocs will be measured against their commitment to the Paris Agreement. At EU level, this should translate into an ambitious European Green Deal, writes Eliot Wh...

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Timmermans talks the talk in EP hearing: the main points

By |oktober 9th, 2019|Bas Eickhout, Climate Law, climate neutrality, Frans Timmermans, News, Pascal Canfin|

Frans Timmermans passed his European Parliament hearing with flying colours on Tuesday (9 October) and is now set to be Ursula von der Leyen’s climate paladin from 1 November. Here are the main talking points.

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A clear, credible climate protection law is good for business, German expert says

By |oktober 9th, 2019|climate neutrality, climate protection, Economy, EU ETS, German climate package, German climate protection law, Germany, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Karsten Neuhoff, a climate expert and professor, spoke about Germany's hotly-debated climate protection bill, stressing that a clear regulatory framework with "clear and credible paths for reducing emissions" is a...

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Estonia joins EU’s climate-neutral club

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|climate neutrality, Estonia, Juri Ratas, Kadri Simson, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

Estonia has joined a group of 24 member states in favour of an EU plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions drastically by 2050, leaving only the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland unconvinced.

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Von der Leyen spells out concessions to groups ahead of crunch vote

By |julij 15th, 2019|Brexit, Climate Change, climate neutrality, European pillar of social rights, Frans Timmermans, gender balance, Margrethe Vestager, Migration, News|

Putting carbon neutrality into law during first 100 days, a new “Just Transition Fund” or the nomination of two executive vice-presidents are some of the concessions listed by European Commission President nominee Ursula von der Leyen, according to the letters seen by Euractiv.

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