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...

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...

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...

Commission welcomes early achievement of CO2 target for new cars

Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "The 2015 CO2 target has already been achieved – this is good news. This demonstrates clearly the efficiency...

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...

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...

EU and Iceland sign agreement for joint fulfilment of second phase of Kyoto Protocol

They have committed to jointly achieve a 20% reduction in their combined greenhouse gas emissions for the period 2013-2020 compared to the level in...

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...

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...

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...

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