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 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...

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...

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...

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 publishes information on CO2 emissions from maritime transport

On 30 June 2019, the European Commission published for the first time information on the CO2 emitted by ships over 5000 gross tonnage when...

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...

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 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...

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