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EU gears up for 2030 targets

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More CO2 emission cuts from cars and vans: a win for the climate, consumers,...

Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, said: ''With our proposals we are not only protecting the climate and saving consumers money. We are...

Results of the public consultation on reducing fluorinated greenhouse gas emissions – further acti…

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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...

The European Commission in search of the best climate solutions in Europe

Commissioner Hedegaard said: "The Challenge is a great opportunity to move beyond mere talking about climate change. By submitting your project, you help us...

European Commission joins Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action, said: "The European Commission is very pleased to join this Coalition. This initiative should complement the efforts...

Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors partner to support city action on climate...

Today, during COP21 and in conjunction with the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, Michael R. Bloomberg, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate...

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...

Commission to host high-level stakeholder event on EU vision for a modern, clean and...

On 10-11 July, the European Commission will organise a high-level stakeholder consultation event on the EU’s long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...

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