Report shows EU remains on track towards Kyoto emissions target

The 2011 emissions are consistent with the decreasing trend observed since 2004. Despite a 48% GDP increase since 1990, greenhouse gas emissions in the...

Doha conference must lay the foundations for the 2015 global climate deal

Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action, said: " Doha must build on the breakthrough we achieved in Durban and make progress in preparation...

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...

Commission launches public consultation on revision of EU greenhouse gas monitoring and reporting rules

The Commission intends to propose the revision later this year in order to include new monitoring and reporting needs arising from recent legislation (in...

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...

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...

UNEP report highlights growing gap between global emissions and 2°C warming limit

Connie Hedegaard, European Commission for Climate Action, said: ''This is yet another call for climate action which shows the world is not getting its...

Commission adopts two ETS regulations on monitoring, reporting, verification and accreditation

Today the European Commission completed the adoption procedure under comitology process for two Regulations on monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and on...

Enhancing EU rules for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions

Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action, said: "By improving transparency, coordination and the quality of data reported, today's proposal contributes to keep better...

EU meets Kyoto targets under first commitment period (2008-2012)

18 November 2015 marked the last day to comply with greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments. This means that Member States had to match their...

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