January 15, 2020
Member states will be required to draw up ‘just transition plans’ consistent with the EU’s climate goals in order to receive future funding to support fossil-fuel dependent regions under plans expected to be confirmed by the European Commission on Tues
January 14, 2020
The European Commission will propose on Tuesday (14 January) how the EU can pay for shifting the region’s economy to net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 while protecting coal-dependent regions from taking the brunt of changes aimed at fighting climate chang
January 14, 2020
Die EU-Kommission hat ein Klima-Finanzpaket vorgestellt, um besonders den europäischen Kohleregionen beim Strukturwandel zu helfen – und sie will, dass die Mitgliedsstaaten dafür mehr Geld einzahlen als bisher. Die Bundesregierung ist dagegen. Source :
January 12, 2020
Novovznikajúci Mechanizmus spravodlivej transformácie bude financovať aj plynárenskú infraštruktúru, ukazuje uniknutý návrh eurokomisie. Dobrou správou pre Slovensko je, že okrem uhoľných regiónov podporí aj regióny s ťažkým priemyslom. Source : Nový k
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.
November 15, 2018
Europe’s fossil fuel-dependent regions could benefit from an additional €5 billion under the next EU budget, thanks to a proposal endorsed by the European Parliament. But it could complicate already complex talks with the Council, which is eager to cut
Strong Commission push for climate action in the next EU budget risks backslide in Parliament and Council
October 31, 2018
Today the Council of the EU is exchanging views on a key piece of the legislation that will govern the one trillion euro EU budget after 2020. While the Commission is proposing an ambitious target for climate spending, developments in the Parliament threaten this move.
October 10, 2018
This letter was sent to EU ministers ahead of the General Affairs Council regarding the Multiannual Financial Framework after 2020.
Commission rules for spending 300 billion euros in Cohesion funds misses opportunity to push for protections to climate and the rule of law
May 29, 2018
Brussels, Prague – The European Commission has missed the opportunity to set a course that addresses climate change and establishes a strong framework for ensuring Member States’ respect for the rule of law, as it seeks to leverage the EU budget after 2020 to bring states in line with EU priorities.
Post 2020 EU budget: Commission proposal promises sustainability but continues funding contradictory policies
May 2, 2018
Budapest, Brussels, Prague – Today the European Commission published its proposal for the next EU budget after 2020, the Multiannual Financial Framework. Civil society organisations within the People’s Budget campaign  call on Member States to translate the Commission’s pitch into the bold proposal that Europe needs for a brighter future.