German EU Presidency: Government sets priorities as ‘motor and moderator of Europe’

By |junij 24th, 2020|China, climate protection, Coronakrise, coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis presidency, digitisation, EU, EU Council Presidency, Germany, health crisis, Heiko Maas, News, programme, US, USA|

One week before Germany takes over the EU Council presidency on 1 July, its highly anticipated programme went through the cabinet, with priorities focused on managing the coronavirus crisis and its economic and social fallout. However, that was not eno...

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EU recovery fund leaves €1.6 trillion investment gap towards climate targets, experts say

By |junij 22nd, 2020|climate protection, coronavirus, EU Council, European Green Deal, News, Pandemic Recovery Fund, Recovery Fund|

Calculations by experts now show that the EU's planned economic rescue package, worth €750 billion, is nowhere near enough to achieve the bloc's climate targets. Even in the best-case scenario, only one-third of the costs would be covered. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU recovery fund leaves €1.6 trillion investment gap towards climate targets, experts say

Merkel reaffirms support for raising EU’s 2030 climate target by 50-55%

By |april 28th, 2020|climate protection, coronavirus, COVID-19, energy and environment, European Union, fossil fuels, Germany, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), News, pandemic, Paris Climate Agreement, Petersberg Climate Dialogue, Stimulus package|

Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that the European Green Deal must be the driving force behind Europe's economic recovery plan. However, Germany has, so far, bailed out its fossil fuel industry like no other EU member state - and it's still a long...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Merkel reaffirms support for raising EU’s 2030 climate target by 50-55%

‘We wanted to stop the right-wing authoritarian trend,’ says Green Austrian MP

By |januar 9th, 2020|Austria, Austrian Greens, climate protection, coalition, European Union, Migration, News, OVP, Regierung, Sebastian Kurz|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Green Austrian MP Lukas Hammer spoke about his party's negotiations with the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) while drafting the coalition agreement and why his party took the risk of accepting tough migration policies in exchange for increased climate protection.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘We wanted to stop the right-wing authoritarian trend,’ says Green Austrian MP

CAP needs drastic change, says Polish professor

By |december 17th, 2019|climate emergency, climate protection, environment, EU budget, EU-Mercosur, European Union, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, Poland|

In an interview with Environment Protection Dr Zbigniew Karaczun of the Warsaw University of life Sciences, EURACTIV Poland’s Mateusz Kucharczyk finds out what the Polish professor has to say about the Commission’s new CAP proposal and urged to enact new laws, as opposed to just reforming existing regulations.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za CAP needs drastic change, says Polish professor

24 Turkish cities oppose Erdogan, support Paris Climate Agreement

By |december 10th, 2019|cities, climate protection, COP25, G20, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Recep Tayyib Erdogan, Turkey|

Within the framework of the current COP25, 24 Turkish cities and municipalities committed themselves to the Paris Climate Agreement yesterday (9 December). Turkey is the only G20 country that has not yet ratified the Paris Agreement. EURACTIV Germany r...

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SMEs are key to climate protection, says Austrian businesswoman

By |december 6th, 2019|Austria, business, climate emergency, climate protection, European Commission, News, SMEs, Ursula von der Leyen|

After having represented the interests of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for four years, Ulrike Rabmer-Koller takes stock, in an interview with EURACTIV Germany, of her successes and discusses her ambitions looking forward in the fight against cli...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za SMEs are key to climate protection, says Austrian businesswoman

Carbon-neutral flying already technically feasible, says German transport expert

By |november 4th, 2019|air travel, blending quota, climate protection, CO2 emissions, domestic flights, e-fuels, flying, Germany, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Matthias von Randow, the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Association of the German Transport Industry, spoke about carbon-neutral aviation fuels and the difficulties of rolling them out on a mass scale.

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Global climate laws threatened by rise in investor-state disputes

By |oktober 21st, 2019|Climate Change, climate protection, Court Cases, international arbitration, investment, investor-state disupte settlement, ISDS, News, Strabag, United Nations, Vattenfall|

A global rise in investor lawsuits against nation-sates is putting climate protection laws under threat, activists warn. Now, the EU is pushing to set up its own investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Cities will be key in the fight against climate change, UN chief says

By |oktober 10th, 2019|Bernie Sanders, C40, cities, Climate Change, climate protection, Copenhagen, Donald Trump, European Green Deal, mayors, News, Paris Climate Agreement, United States, World mayors summit|

Mayors from all over the world are meeting in Copenhagen this week for the C40 World Mayors Summit. They have gathered to fight the so-called 'climate urgency' and are calling for a "Green New Deal" to be implemented worldwide. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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