Six EU countries join call for 100% renewable energy scenario

By |marec 13th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Austria, Claude Turmes, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, Spain|

Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Spain have sent a joint letter to the European Commission calling for the inclusion of a 100% renewable energy scenario in long-term climate projections.

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Pascal Canfin MEP: EU Climate Law must stick to 2030 timeline

By |marec 4th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, Climate Law, COP26, EU long term strategy 2050, News, Pascal Canfin|

The European Commission must publish its impact assessment on the EU's 2030 climate target in June – not in September like is currently mentioned in the draft Climate Law, MEP Pascal Canfin told EURACTIV in an interview.

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Electricity boss: ‘EU climate law should be kept short and simple’

By |marec 3rd, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, 2050 carbon neutrality, 2050 climate strategy, Climate Law, climate neutrality, EU long term strategy 2050, eurelectric, Kristian Ruby, News|

As the European Commission prepares its proposal for a landmark EU Climate Law, Eurelectric boss Kristian Ruby urges policymakers to keep it simple and focus on the long-term.

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49% of world’s GDP now covered by net-zero targets, study says

By |februar 18th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate neutrality, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News, Paris Agreement|

Just under half of the world's annual GDP is now covered by nations, regions and cities that are legislating for a net-zero emissions target, a new study has revealed. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.

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Oil giant BP seeks to ‘reinvent’ itself with 2050 zero carbon goal

By |februar 13th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, BP, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News, oil and gas industry|

BP set one of the oil sector’s most ambitious targets for curbing carbon emissions on Wednesday (12 February) as new chief executive Bernard Looney began the biggest revamp in the company’s 111-year history.

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COP25: Europe must decide faster, climate doesn’t wait, says Danish Energy Minister

By |december 12th, 2019|2030 climate target, carbon neutrality, Climate Law, COP25, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, News, offshore wind|

As member states are pressed to agree on Europe’s 2050 carbon neutrality target, Denmark is the star of the show at COP25 after the country’s Parliament adopted a legally binding emissions reduction target of 70% by 2030. Danish energy minister Dan Jørgensen explained to EURACTIV what’s behind the country’s new climate act.

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COP25 news and views: What’s happening in Madrid (part 2)

By |december 11th, 2019|2050 carbon neutrality, climate finance, COP25, EU long term strategy 2050, European Union, France, Germany, Madrid, News|

As UN climate negotiations enter their second and decisive week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into the goings on of the 25th climate conference in Madrid (COP25) and what is driving the conversation there. In this edition: ambition, carbon pricing, dun...

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UK airline industry calls on government to spur sector to net-zero

By |oktober 18th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, Airlines, Aviation and airlines, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News|

The industry body for UK airlines believes that a renewed partnership with the Government can help the sector achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, as long as investment opportunities into green technologies are created. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net...

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Paris Agreement architect: ‘Carbon neutrality is the target to go for’

By |oktober 9th, 2019|2019 UN climate summit, Climate Change, climate crisis, EU long term strategy 2050, European Union, global warming, Laurence Tubiana, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV, Paris Agreement key architect Laurence Tubiana gives her take away of the UN Climate Action Summit and the role of the European Union ahead of the next European Council meeting 17-18 October.

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