Results of the public consultation on reducing CO2 emissions from road vehicles

Between September and December 2011, the Commission held an online public consultation on road vehicle CO2 emissions. The consultation was designed to gather input...

Commission proposes to improve greenhouse gas accounting rules for forestry and agriculture

The European Commission today proposed establishing common EU accounting rules for greenhouse gas emissions and removals in the forest and agriculture sectors, the last...

Enhancing EU rules for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions

Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action, said: "By improving transparency, coordination and the quality of data reported, today's proposal contributes to keep better...

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...

European Union making deeper emission cuts than promised

The European Union is ahead of schedule in its promise to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2012. The Commission's annual report shows that the...

Commissioner welcomes fall in EU greenhouse gas emissions for fifth year running

The European Environment Agency published on 2 June 2010 the latest EU inventory of greenhouse gas emissions showing that emissions fell again significantly in...

Questions and Answers on the Communication Analysis of options to move beyond 20% greenhouse...

What are the objectives and the key points of the Communication? Where does the EU stand today on achieving its 20% reduction target? What...

Impacts of the move to 30% EU greenhouse gas emissions cut

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