The EU Climate Law explained

By |marec 16th, 2020|Climate Law, COP 26, European Green Deal, News, Paris Agreement|

The European Commission tabled its much-awaited Climate Law in March this year, in a bid to carve into stone Europe’s objective of becoming the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050. EURACTIV explains what the Climate Law does, how it works and what its criticisms are.

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Heathrow airport expansion is unlawful, says UK court

By |februar 27th, 2020|News, Paris Agreement, United Kingdom|

A British appeals court said on Thursday (27 February) that a proposed expansion of Heathrow airport is illegal, because it is not in keeping with the government’s own climate policies fixed under the Paris Agreement.

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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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EU bank rides out Brexit impact ‘surprisingly well’, says EIB chief

By |januar 31st, 2020|EIB, News, Paris Agreement, Werner Hoyer|

Economic uncertainty caused by the UK’s imminent EU departure did not stop the European Investment Bank (EIB) having a record-breaking year in 2019, according to the bank’s president. Werner Hoyer said that the lender dealt with it “surprisingly well”.

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Climate Diplomacy: We must act and we must act collectively

By |december 9th, 2019|Climate Change, climate diplomacy, Development Policy, News, Paris Agreement|

Becoming the world's first climate-neutral continent is Europe's biggest challenge of the next decade. That success depends of the success of our global partners. Partnerships based on mutual ownership and shared responsibility, a new generation of tra...

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Von der Leyen to start with climate summit, Africa trip

By |december 2nd, 2019|Africa, Climate Change, Development Policy, Ethiopia, News, Paris Agreement, Von der Leyen Commission|

The new head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will attend a climate summit in Madrid and travel to Africa in her first week in the job, highlighting two of the key priorities for the EU executive over the next five years.

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EU leaders mark a decade of Lisbon Treaty amid calls for reform

By |december 2nd, 2019|Charles Michel, Christine Lagarde, David Sassoli, Lisbon Treaty, News, Paris Agreement, Von der Leyen Commission|

European Union leaders on Sunday (1 December) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Lisbon Treaty, the union's legal cornerstone, amid calls to reform a bloc weakened over the past decade by economic and migration crises, rising euroscepticism and Bre...

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US formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

By |november 5th, 2019|Al Gore, Climate Change, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, News, Paris Agreement|

The United States on Monday (4 November) formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement.

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Chile pulls plug on crucial climate summit

By |oktober 31st, 2019|Chile, COP25, Jair Bolsonaro, News, Paris Agreement|

Chile will not host the UN’s annual climate summit planned in December, President Sebastian Piñera announced on Wednesday (30 October) as civil unrest continues to wrack the South American nation.

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Electric vehicles: How close are we to closing the global emissions gap?

By |oktober 7th, 2019|News, Paris Agreement|

Electric vehicles are a massive talking point on the agenda for tackling climate change but what are the challenges facing large-scale deployment and how far can they take us to close the global emissions gap? Lucy Craig explains the situation.

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