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...

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 approves over €31 million co-funding for climate projects

The projects are located in 12 EU Member States – Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the...

Global CO2 emissions reach new all-time high in 2011

In the EU CO2 emissions dropped by 3% to 7.5 tonnes per capita. Emissions in the US and Japan fell 2%. OECD countries now...

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...

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...

CO2 emissions from new cars down by 3% in 2011

Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "Europe's car manufacturers are delivering towards the 2015 CO2 targets. These data confirm that there's steady progress in...

ETS & aviation discussed in U.S. Senate hearing

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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...

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

Between September and December 2011, the Commission held an online public consultation on actions to address emissions of fluorinated gases. The consultation was designed...

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