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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America’s ‘other half’ steps up climate efforts

By |november 16th, 2017|America's pledge, Barack Obama, Calfornia, carbon markets, climate action, Climate Change, Donald Trump, emission cuts, EU, Jerry Brown, Michael Bloomberg, New York, News, US, zero net emissions|

On Tuesday (14 November) at COP23, America’s “other half” presented its efforts to fight climate change in spite of the Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement. 

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COP23 in search of a leader

By |november 16th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Bonn, Climate Change, climate finance, Climate summit, coal phase-out, COP23, emission cuts, emission reduction, Emmanuel Macron, EU, European Parliament, France, Germany, MEPs, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Paris Agreement, World Climate Summit|

Between coal-addicted Germany, and France that brings ideas but no new commitments, and the EU entangled in its contradictions, the political weight of this COP turned out lighter than expected. EURACTIV France reports.

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A climate summit in Paris to compensate for the lack of European ambition

By |november 8th, 2017|adaptation, climate finance, climate targets, emission cuts, France, Green finance, green washing, mitigation, News, UN climate talks|

The French summit aimed at regrouping and bolstering climate ambition, two years to the day after the finale of the COP21, is gradually taking shape. EURACTIV France reports.

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