Consensus on EU long term emissions reductions paves way for climate action in central and eastern Europe
December 13, 2019
At Thursday’s European Council meeting, Member States signed up to the bloc’s goal of becoming a net zero emitter of carbon by 2050, a commendable and essential step as the EU pursues the Paris Climate Agreement’s target of limiting temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Bankwatch statement on the EU’s 2050 climate neutrality goal and central and eastern European country positions
June 20, 2019
“With Germany now backing the EU’s 2050 carbon neutrality goal, all eyes are on Poland and other countries of central and eastern Europe that have to date refused to back this target because of their reliance on coal.
EU wants Member States to implement Paris agreement faster
June 19, 2019
The Member States of the European Union needs to step up their efforts to meet the bloc’s climate objectives and implement the Paris Climate Agreement, according to report by the Commission published on 18 June.The Commission’s assessment of Member Sta
Ireland rows in behind EU 2050 net zero emissions target
June 19, 2019
Ireland was among four Member States countries to yesterday announce their support for a net zero emissions target for the European Union by 2050. Source: Ireland rows in behind EU 2050 net zero emissions target
The EU’s bank turns its back on Europe’s long term climate goals
October 8, 2015
It appears that before approving the European Investment Bank’s new climate strategy, the bank’s Board of Directors has removed a reference to the European Union’s long-term decarbonisation objectives as a guidance for the EIB’s climate action.