German cabinet agrees to a CO2 price of €25 from January 2021

By |maj 20th, 2020|carbon price, Carbon pricing, CO2, CO2 emissions, emissions, European Green Deal, German climate package, GroKo, News, Svenja Schulze, Ursula von der Leyen|

Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday (20 May) on changes to the climate package launched last September, and it is now certain that from January 2021, a price of 25 euros per tonne of CO2 will apply in all sectors in Germany. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Merkel and Macron roll out €500 billion COVID-19 recovery initiative

By |maj 19th, 2020|Angela Merkel, coronavirus, coronavirus recovery plan, COVID-19, Emmanuel Macron, European Green Deal, News, Pandemic Recovery Fund, Ursula von der Leyen|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced their joint proposal for a €500 billion European recovery programme following a virtual conference on Monday (18 May). The initiative seeks to bring Europe out of the crisis “united and in solidarity,” and prepare the EU for future challenges. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Environmental NGOs launch appeal for green reconstruction

By |maj 14th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, environmental protection, European Green Deal, green deal, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, State aid, Ursula von der Leyen|

An association of ten major European environmental organisations today (14 May) launched an appeal to the European Union to come up with a green and fair reconstruction plan. Today, the EU Parliament will vote on its position on this issue.

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German CDU/CSU climate paper: A stab in Merkel’s back?

By |maj 14th, 2020|Angela Mekel, CDU, Climate Change, CO2, CSU, emission targets, European Green Deal, Germany, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

In a position paper, Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parliamentary group opposed increasing the climate target to 55% by 2030. While this has been the cause for much criticism from other parties, the Christian Democrats do not believe this contradicts t...

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The Green Transition at the heart of the EU Recovery Fund

By |maj 11th, 2020|clean energy, economic recovery, European Green Deal, News|

EU leaders have tasked the European Commission with drafting a trillion-euro recovery fund to restart the economy after the coronavirus crisis. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has since pledged to put the green and digital transitions at the ...

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Farm to Fork: Consumer power

By |maj 6th, 2020|agriculture, Agrifood, EU policy, European Green Deal, Farm to Fork, Foodwatch International, News, Thilo Bode|

Our collective survival cannot depend on individual consumer choices. Food policy is too important to be left to the companies that make and market our food. Real change will only come through clearer, bolder EU-wide targets and measures to lessen the ...

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Austria’s Greens defend airline bailout climate-strings against EU Commissioner

By |april 30th, 2020|Adina Valean, Austria, Austrian Airlines, Austrian Greens, Aviation, bailout, coronavirus, COVID-19, European Green Deal, Lufthansa, Lukas Hammer, News, sustainable aviation|

A state aid request by Austrian Airlines could be an opportunity to make the carrier more sustainable. But climate conditioning bailouts was recently given short shrift by the EU's transport Commissioner, who is "undermining the Green Deal", according ...

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Industry calls for 10% ‘renewable gas’ target in Europe

By |april 22nd, 2020|European Green Deal, News, Renewable energies|

The Gas for Climate industry consortium has called on the European Commission to introduce a legally-binding target for the production of gas from renewable sources, saying incentives are necessary to grow Europe’s fledgling market.

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Von der Leyen: ‘We now need to build a resilient, green, and digital Europe’

By |april 20th, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus exit strategy, European Green Deal, News, Spain, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen believes the “real Europe is standing up” to the coronavirus crisis now. In a written interview with EURACTIV's media partner Efe, she spoke about a broad range of issues, from the challenges facing the Eurogroup earlier this month to the expectations for the summit of European leaders this week.

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COVID-19 doesn’t prevent Azerbaijan from looking at future with optimism

By |april 17th, 2020|Azerbaijan, European Green Deal, News, Southern gas corridor|

Azerbaijan’s strong standing before the Covid-19 outbreak as an energy and reformer state offer reasons for optimism that the country could quickly return back to normal, writes Esmira Jafarova.

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