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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Finland kicks off EU presidency with bid to tackle ‘unfin[n]ished business’

By |julij 9th, 2019|Brexit, climate, digitalisation, EU Council president, EU enlargement, Finland, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, rule of law|

"A sustainable Europe - a sustainable future". This is Finland's motto to kickstart its presidency in the European Council for the next six months. The Finnish programme seeks to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 at the latest, expand the digital internal market and strengthen military cooperation. EURACTIV Germany reports. 

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Capital markets need to start making sustainability mainstream – report

By |maj 15th, 2019|climate, Economy, Green finance, News, OECD, sustainability, UN Environment Programme, World Bank|

We need to reboot the financial system and rethink old structures. This is what the OECD, the World Bank Group and the UN Environment Programme are calling for in their new joint report. Sustainable finance should become mainstream, but the market is s...

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Green taxation in France: ‘The controversy shows that it remains a difficult issue’

By |februar 25th, 2019|climate, green taxation, News, Taxes|

In an opinion piece, 86 French MPs from across the political spectrum have called on the government to find an ‘effective and socially just carbon taxation’ after the carbon tax was abandoned at the height of the ‘yellow vest’ crisis. An interview with Matthieu Orphelin by EURACTIV France’s media partner La Tribune.

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France overlooks climate in school curricula

By |december 18th, 2018|climate, Climate Change, COP21, Education, News, Paris Agreement, schools|

Climate is almost totally absent from future French school curricula, according to paleoclimatologist Valérie Masson-Delmotte. It is a staggering political and societal choice that runs counter to the Paris Agreement. EURACTIV France’s media partner the Journal de l’environnement reports.

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Poland increasingly deporting activists from COP24

By |december 11th, 2018|climate, climate action, News, PiS, Poland, Ukraine|

Poland has already deported 14 people from Central Europe since the beginning of COP24, including two members of the Georgian delegation. Many NGOs are questioning the legality of these bans on entering Polish territory. EURACTIV France reports.

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Steel industry moulds EU carbon market to its advantage

By |november 5th, 2018|Carbon budget, climate, Climate Change, News, Steel|

By authorising the steel industry to burn blast furnace gases until 2026, the European Commission has backtracked on its earlier position. EURACTIV France reports.

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