Oil giant Total sued for ‘climate inaction’ in France’s first climate case

By |januar 28th, 2020|climate, climate justice, corporate duty of vigilance law, France, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Total|

French oil group Total is responsible for 1% of the world's CO2 emissions and failing to respect its so-called 'corporate duty of vigilance', according to a group of plaintiffs representing 14 local authorities and four NGOs who are bringing a case aga...

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EU carbon border tax cheaper and fairer than French energy levy, says report

By |januar 9th, 2020|carbon border tax, carbon market, climate, Emmanuel Macron, energy contribution, EU Commission, France, gilets jaunes, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission's carbon border tax proposal would have a small impact on French households, unlike the country's own proposal to tax energy which prompted the birth of the 'gilets jaunes' movement. EURACTIV France reports.

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CAP reform: harnessing the power of innovation for a greener EU agriculture

By |december 20th, 2019|big data, Biodiversity, bioeconomy, CAP, CAP reform, climate, EU budget, European Parliament, News, Pesticides, Poland, smart farming|

Agriculture in the European Union after 2020 must be encouraged to adopt innovative tools to meet growing environmental challenges, but this requires modernisation, money and knowledge, EURACTIV Poland reports.

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Environment and climate issues take precedence in new CAP proposal

By |december 17th, 2019|CAP, CAP reform, climate, common agricultural policy, European Union, News, Poland, Research and Development|

Climate and environmental problems and their prevention are one of the main elements of the new multiannual EU budget proposed by the European Commission after 2020. The common agricultural policy takes account of them very strongly, and even more so t...

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Europe ‘disappointed’ with COP25’s mediocre outcome

By |december 16th, 2019|article 6, Brazil, carbon markets, China, climate, COP25, European Green Deal, European Union, France, Madrid, marché du carbone, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

Sixteen days of negotiations were not enough to find common ground on international carbon trading rules, one of the main issues of contention at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid. EURACTIV France reports.

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COP25: Major developing countries still reluctant to amend Paris Agreement to ‘foot climate bill’

By |december 11th, 2019|article 6, Brazil, carbon market, China, climate, CO2, COP25, European Union, Frans Timmermans, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Saudi Arabia|

Countries such as Brazil, China and Saudi Arabia, are criticising Article 6 of the Paris Climate Agreement and its carbon offsetting mechanism even though they are currently not footing the "climate bill". A stance which climate advocates fear will wea...

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Do more now or risk climate catastrophe, IEA warns

By |november 13th, 2019|climate, IEA, International Energy Agency, News, World Energy Outlook|

Disparity between words and action on climate change risks failing to cap global temperatures, the International Energy Agency warned in its latest World Energy Outlook. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.

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Europe’s ‘MIT’ wants to accelerate innovation and support creativity

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Budapest, climate, culture, EIT, energy, European Institute of Innovation & Technology, Innovation, News, Northvolt, research, Sweden|

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology often referred to as "Europe's MIT", is a little over ten years old and has already supported more than a hundred projects. It is now preparing to launch a branch to promote culture and the creative i...

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Thinning of the Arctic “unprecedented for at least 1,000 years” – IPCC report

By |september 26th, 2019|Antarctica, Arctic, climate, ice caps, IPCC, News, ocean, oceans, report, sea ice, sea-level rise|

The Arctic has lost around 12.8% of its surface area every decade between 1979 and 2018, which is "likely unprecedented for at least 1,000 years" and could shrink even more if no action is taken, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chan...

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Five reasons to be optimistic about the environment

By |julij 26th, 2019|2020 climate and energy targets, climate, Climate Change, climate targets, environment, News, Pollution|

Let's face it, when it comes to the environment, there isn't much to rejoice about. So to spare you a long summer of eco-anxiety, we looked for some glimmers of hope. Here are five reasons to be optimistic.

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