When you are sipping a Carlsberg or Tuborg next summer, chances are that the golden-coloured beverages were produced thanks to rays of sunshine.
The Commission has published assessments of the draft updated National Energy and Climate Plans for 2021-2030 of Belgium, Ireland and Latvia, which include recommendations on where these countries should raise their ambitions in line with EU targets for 2030.
Today, the Commission is investing over €233 million in twelve new Strategic Projects across Europe under the LIFE programme to support the implementation of the EU's environmental and climate ambitions under the European Green Deal. These Strategic Projects are expected to mobilise substantial addi
The Commission welcomes the provisional agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the first EU-wide voluntary framework for the certification of high-quality carbon removals.
The pilot auction under the European Hydrogen Bank, for renewable hydrogen production in Europe, has attracted 132 bids from projects located in 17 European countries.
The Commission presented a recommendation for an EU climate target for 2040: what does science say about getting there?
JRC scientists assessed the socio-economic impact, developed energy scenarios on decarbonisation, investigated land use and forest sinks, analysed higher raw materials demand, and provided evidence on the cost of inaction.
Industrial Carbon Management interactive stories: a new tool to discover EU-funded projects in the CCUS sector
The EU goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 relies, among other measures, on the investments in industrial carbon management technologies (ICM), which include carbon dioxide capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS).
Commission presents recommendation for 2040 emissions reduction target to set the path to climate neutrality in 2050
We have today published a detailed impact assessment on pathways to reach the agreed goal of making the European Union climate neutral by 2050. Based on this impact assessment, the Commission recommends a 90% net GHG emissions reduction target.
Commission sets out how to sustainably capture, store and use carbon to reach climate neutrality by 2050
Today's Communication identifies a set of actions to be taken at EU and national level to enable the deployment of these technologies and the necessary infrastructure to establish a single market for CO2 in Europe in the decades ahead.
Capturing carbon emissions from industry and storing or using them will contribute to our goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
Commission welcomes adoption of ambitious rules to limit fluorinated gases and ozone depleting substances
The European Commission welcomes today's adoption of strengthened rules on the use of fluorinated gases (F-gases) and ozone-depleting substances (ODS), which currently represent over 3 percent of the EU's total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Commission welcomes agreement on strong EU targets to reduce CO2 emissions from new trucks and urban buses
The European Commission welcomes today's agreement between the European Parliament and Council on a provisional political agreement strengthening CO2 emissions standards for new heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) entering the EU market from 2030.
A rundown of the 2023 climate action highlights from the European Commission
Today, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) published the 2024 EU ETS auction calendars for general and aviation allowances.
Temporary suspension of the Union Registry and EUTL Public for technical maintenance and software upgrade on 11 January 2024
On Thursday, 11 January 2024, from 09:00 CET until 13:00 CET, access to the Union Registry and EUTL Public will be suspended to undertake a technical maintenance and a software upgrade.
EU invests an additional €2 billion of emissions trading revenues in clean energy infrastructure projects in Member States via the Modernisation Fund
Under the Modernisation Fund, €2.17 billion has been disbursed today to help modernise the energy systems in nine Member States through 19 selected projects.
The Commission has today selected 17 small-scale innovative clean tech projects to receive over €65 million in project support under the EU Innovation Fund.
On 18 December, the European Commission published two regulations on the verification by national authorities of CO2 emissions from cars and vans in service.
Implementation key to achieving EU 2030 climate and environment objectives, first progress report on 8th Environment Action Programme
The first progress report on the climate and environmental objectives of the 8th Environment Action Programme (8EAP) published by the European Environment Agency today highlights what needs to be done to achieve the EU’s 2030 environmental targets.
Commission calls on Member States to improve their National Energy and Climate Plans to ensure collective achievement of the EU´s 2030 targets *
The Commission has today published its assessment of EU Member States' draft National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) and issued recommendations to assist Member States in raising their ambitions in line with EU targets for 2030. The final Plans must be submitted by 30 June 2024.