EU greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2019 to the lowest level in three decades

The Commission today adopted its annual EU Climate Action Progress Report, covering the EU's progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in 2019. Greenhouse gas...

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...

Emissions trading: greenhouse gas emissions reduced by 8,7% in 2019

Emissions of greenhouse gases from all operators covered by the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) in 2019 reduced overall by 8.7% compared to...

EU greenhouse gas emissions down 23% since 1990, still implementation will have to be...

EU greenhouse gas emissions declined by 2% in 2018 and reached their lowest level since 1990. In 2018, emissions were 23% below the 1990...

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...

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...

Europe is ready for climate impacts: Commission evaluates its strategy

Adapting the EU regions and economic sectors to the impacts of climate change is now more urgent than forecast in the EU’s 2013 adaptation...

EU on track to implement Paris commitments, Member States preparing 2030 energy and climate...

The European Union reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 22% between 1990 and 2017, while the economy grew by 58% over the same period....

Public consultation on the strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction

The European Commission today launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can...

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