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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EU gears up for 2030 targets

The Progress Report published today shows that in 2013, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions fell by around 1.8% compared to 2012, keeping the EU on...

Commission sets out strategy to curb CO2 emissions from trucks, buses and coaches

Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said "Today we are taking the next steps to curb emissions from road transport. We first regulated cars and...

EU ETS emissions estimated down at least 3% in 2013

Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "The good news is that emissions declined faster than in previous years even as Europe’s economies started to...

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