100 more regions and local authorities sign the Charter of the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change in support of the goals of the European Green Deal and the EU Climate Adaptation Strategy.
Average CO2 emissions of new cars registered in the EU, Iceland, Norway and the UK in 2020 decreased by 12% compared with 2019 levels, according to the final data published by the European Environment Agency.
From 12 September to 30 October, EU Delegations and embassies of EU Member States around the world will host events to foster dialogue and cooperation on climate change, showcase success stories and inspire further action.
Summer 2022 was Europe’s hottest on record – as we have all noticed. Across the continent, temperatures soared above 40°C, forest fires devastated huge swaths of land, and droughts reduced crop yields and dried up rivers – among much more.
In response to the second EU Innovation Fund call for small-scale projects, the European Commission received 66 applications for innovative clean tech projects in all eligible categories.
Today, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) published the revised 2022 and the 2023 EU ETS auction calendars for general and aviation allowances.
Environment ministers from over 40 different countries met 18 – 19 July at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, Germany to prepare the ground for this year’s annual UN climate conference.
Today, the EU is investing over €1.8 billion in 17 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects with a third round of awards under the Innovation Fund. The selected projects are located in Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Sweden.
Thanks to the TANGO project and funding from the EU Innovation Fund, the 3Sun factory is on its way to become Europe’s largest factory producing highly innovative next-generation solar panels, or photovoltaics.
Today, the European Commission launched a call for applications for the Expert Group on carbon removals, as announced in the Communication on Sustainable Carbon Cycles and to follow up on the Call for Evidence for the certification of carbon removals.
We are looking for support to ensure the implementation of the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Directive (Directive 2009/31/EC) and to help with the creation of the internal market for capture, use, and storage of CO2.
Delegates representing more than 100 Parties to the Paris Agreement met in Bonn, Germany, to prepare key decisions for the upcoming UN Climate Conference (COP 27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, and for the years to come.
Today, the Modernisation Fund made available €2.4 billion to seven beneficiary countries to help modernise their energy systems, reduce greenhouse gas emissions in energy, industry and transport, and support them in meeting their 2030 climate and energy targets.
Today, the European Commission announced the first 118 regions and local authorities that will participate in the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change, the so-called Mission Adaptation, which will support the European Green Deal and the EU Climate Adaptation Strategy.
We need urgent action to keep the 1.5°C limit agreed in Glasgow within reach. COP27 must deliver a higher level of ambition on mitigation as well as concrete steps to speed up the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Today, the LIFE Programme announced the five winners of the annual LIFE Awards at a ceremony held during EU Green Week.
The EU ETS Innovation Fund will play a key role in the REPowerEU action plan. The Commission will double the funding for the next large-scale call to around €3 billion. To this end, we launched a survey to get an indication of the available project pipeline.
Today, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) published the revised 2022 auction calendar for general allowances.
The European Commission has today presented the REPowerEU Plan, its response to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Today, after 18:00 CEST, the European Commission will publish the total number of allowances in circulation (TNAC) on the European carbon market.