climate action

  On 22 November 2016, the European Commission set out a strategic approach for achieving sustainable development in Europe and around the world.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: News

This Staff Working Document of the European Commission gives an overview of key existing European initiatives related to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It summarises for each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) what the main actions are that the European Union is undertaking in terms of both domestically oriented and exte
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS - COM(2016) 739 final    
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

On 14 November 2916, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre released their 2016 report on the Covenant of Mayors signatories achievements, which was presented at COP22 in Marrakesh.  
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
Type: News

  The Covenant of Mayors (CoM) was launched in 2008 by the European Commission to support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy and climate policies. At 4 September 2016, 6201 local authorities from 54 countries had joined the initiative, representing 213 million inhabitants.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

  On 14 November 2016, Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy and Ziad Jibril Sabra, Advisor to the Minister and Director, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan, launched a new platform for cooperation on renewable energy and energy efficiency in the framework of the Union for the Mediterranean.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Type: News

With the Paris Climate Agreement now in force, international momentum to make the climate commitments it contains a reality must now be channelled into action – and the EU intends to spearhead progress.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2016
Type: News

The first issue of the Energy Saving Guide was published in 2013. "In the meantime so much has happened at the international level that a new edition with updated trends and content has been required," explains EAE Managing Director Ralf Pasker. The Energy Saving Guide 2016 provides a sound summary of the results of 32 current studies and surveys on energy efficiency in Europe and analyzes the current state of the EU's 2020 and 2030 targets.
Post date: 10 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

The European Commission has awarded grants to 28 new environment, climate action and circular economy projects as part of its Horizon 2020 programme.   The new projects receive an EU contribution of about €119.4 million for research and innovation on circular economy, climate services, nature-based solutions, or raw materials. All in all, more than 345 organisations from 44 different countries, including 27 EU Member States, will be involved in the new projects.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
Type: News

Mobilising finance for the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy     This document by the European Investment Bank (EIB) presents a forward looking statement describing the Bank’s future direction and developments of its climate action.  
Post date: 8 Nov 2016
Type: Publication