Connie Hedegaard on the EU's progress towards meeting its Kyoto Protocol target

These reports highlight the substantial progress the EU is making in breaking the link between carbon emissions and economic growth. By 2010 the EU...

Energy Union: Commission calls on Member States to step up ambition in plans to...

The Commission has today published its assessment of Member States’ draft plans to implement the EU’s Energy Union objectives, and in particular the agreed...

COP24 side event: European strategic vision for long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction

The European Commission will host a series of side events on strategies and perspectives for long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction on 12-13 December at...

CO2 emissions from new cars down by 3% in 2011

Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "Europe's car manufacturers are delivering towards the 2015 CO2 targets. These data confirm that there's steady progress in...

EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete: “The science is clear. The...

One of the key priorities of the Juncker Commission is to reform and reorganise Europe's energy policy into a new resilient European Energy Union...

2030 climate and energy goals for a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said: "Climate action is central for the future of our planet, while a truly European energy policy is...

Advancing cooperation between the EU and Pacific countries ahead of new global climate deal

During a visit to Papua New Guinea, where he addressed the Pacific Islands Leaders Forum, Commissioner Arias Cañete said: "The EU and the Pacific...

Further action required to meet 2020 fuel quality targets despite 3.7% drop in greenhouse...

The Commission today adopted its 2018 Fuel Quality Report based on the data submitted by EU countries. According to the data provided, the average...

Foreign Affairs Council backs EU’s ambitious goal on climate action and calls for global...

EU foreign affairs ministers today underlined the sustained threat of climate change to humanity, and reiterated their support for the EU’s ambitious goal of...

Commission publishes information on CO2 emissions from maritime transport

On 30 June 2019, the European Commission published for the first time information on the CO2 emitted by ships over 5000 gross tonnage when...

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