17 March 2014: Ahead of the European Council meeting, The Elders group, published an opinion piece in which they call on the EU to exhibit strong climate change leadership, emphasizing the economic benefits of doing so.The European Council will convene on 20-21 March 2014, in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss, inter alia
, a framework for climate change and energy for 2020-2030.
Post date: 20 Mar 2014
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Post date: 27 Aug 2012
The hearing took place on 24 January 2012, at the Norwegian parliament in Oslo, and was organized by the Nordic Council. De Boer noted that upwards of 85% of all new energy investments come from the private sector, stressing the need for stable frameworks for long-term planning. He also noted that a comprehensive international treaty on climate change is still the only way forward, adding that "we need to engage politicians and institutions like the Nordic Council much more actively."
Post date: 27 Jan 2012
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