EU Parliament’s energetic day in Strasbourg

By |april 18th, 2018|Effort-Sharing Regulation, Emissions trading scheme, Emmanuel Macron, Energy performance of buildings, Energy transition, European Parliament, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Günther Oettinger, News, Paris Agreement|

In the shadow of French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech in Strasbourg on Tuesday (17 April), MEPs signed off on a number of important energy laws, as the EU took a small step towards the finalisation of the Clean Energy Package.

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Member states give themselves more time to cut emissions

By |december 21st, 2017|building, CO2 emissions, Effort Sharing Decision, Effort-Sharing Regulation, emission cuts, farming, News, Paris Agreement, transport, waste|

Member states struck a deal with Parliament on cutting emissions by 30% by 2030 from transport, buildings, waste and agriculture sector - but set themselves a later baseline to start counting emissions.

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Activists denounce EU’s ‘double-faced’ climate policy

By |oktober 11th, 2017|Effort-Sharing Regulation, ETS, forest credits, LULUCF, News, Paris Agreement|

Loopholes in a draft EU law aimed at curbing global warming emissions from transport, buildings and agriculture will result in a mere 23% cut by 2030 instead of the 30% originally foreseen, environmental activists have warned, denouncing a cynical ploy...

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Europe’s two-faced climate change game

By |september 28th, 2017|Angela Merkel, carbon emissions, Effort-Sharing Regulation, Emmanuel Macron, News, Paris Agreement|

EU member states risk undermining the diminishing confidence Europeans have in the Union by playing a two-faced game on climate change, warns Wendel Trio.

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Leaked paper exposes EU countries’ abuse of climate loophole

By |marec 24th, 2017|Carbon accounting, Effort-Sharing Regulation, FERN, Kyoto Protocol, LULUCF, News, Paris Agreement|

EXCLUSIVE/ European Union countries exploited loopholes in United Nations forestry rules to pocket carbon credits worth €600 million and the equivalent of global-warming emissions from 114 million cars.

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