IEA: Oil crisis is ‘litmus test’ for industry’s resolve on climate

By |maj 12th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Claude Turmes, climate neutrality, Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency, net zero, News, oil and gas industry|

The April oil market crash will test the determination of majors like Shell and BP, which have recently announced goals to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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EU cost-benefit study seen backing 55% emissions cut by 2030

By |marec 23rd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, climate neutrality, News|

In the middle of the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission published last week what would have otherwise been a high-profile initiative: the launch of a cost-benefit analysis of increasing the EU’s climate ambition for 2030 in view of reaching net-zero emissions by mid-century.

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Why number crunching can make or break Europe’s climate ambition

By |marec 16th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, climate neutrality, News|

After the EU committed to climate neutrality by mid-century, the European Commission is now busy performing a detailed cost-benefit analysis of raising the bloc’s climate target for 2030. Brook Riley peaks into the EU's modelling engine room to decipher the assumptions behind the figures.

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A credible industrial pillar for the European Green Deal

By |marec 10th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, EU industrial strategy, industrial strategy, net zero, News|

If done right, the industrial pillar of the Green Deal can make Europe a world leader in climate-neutral and circular technologies, products and services, writes Ursula Woodburn. Ursula Woodburn is the head of EU relations at the European Corporate Lea...

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Von der Leyen’s first 100 days: Are Europe’s forests – and the climate – in good hands?

By |marec 10th, 2020|agroforestry, BECCS, Biodiversity, climate neutrality, forestry, forests, negative emission technologies, net zero, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Green Deal promoted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has the potential to strengthen European, as well as global, forests and make a significant contribution to the fight against climate change, writes Hannah Mowat.

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Eleven million jobs at risk from EU Green Deal, trade unions warn

By |marec 9th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, News|

The European Green Deal risks deepening economic and social divisions between east and western EU countries, trade unions say, warning the 27-member bloc risks imploding before it reaches its 2050 climate neutrality goal. Trade unions have stepped up w...

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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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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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Enlighten the Climate Law with energy efficiency first!

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Climate Law, climate neutrality, Energy Efficiency First, News|

Europe must take the  fastest and most cost-effective route towards a carbon-neutral EU, write Adrian Joyce and Julie Kjestrup. And that means starting where the potential is biggest: buildings.

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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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