Climate change

Tweets of the Week 5
Politics 02-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: The Paris Agreement, EU China Summit, Twiplomacy, and Covfefe

Once again, Donald Trump set Twitter on fire. Welcome to the covfefe kerfuffle.

Under Pressure:Will the Paris Agreement spell the end of the fossil fuel industry?
27-03-2017

Under Pressure: Will the Paris Agreement spell the end of the fossil fuel industry?

The Paris Agreement on climate change is a landmark international agreement which caps global warming. Many campaigners argue that the United Nations deal spells the end for polluting fossil fuel industries.

Energy 09-02-2017

The energy efficiency package: Boosting renovation in the EU

Euractiv has organised a workshop to discuss the EU's approach towards energy efficiency in buildings.

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Carbon leakage assessment
09-12-2016

How to improve the carbon leakage risk assessment?

To Glass for Europe, the reviewed criteria based on the carbon intensity and trade intensity of the sectors is appropriate to define risks of carbon leakage for Europe’s industrial sectors.

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Carbon Leakage
Energy 09-12-2016

Why benchmarks should be based on real and verified data

Benchmarks to evaluate carbon leakage exposure should be based on real and verified data without “flat rate” adjustments.

Ian Duncan

Ian Duncan and the best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men

EURACTIV’s Brian Maguire chats with Scottish MEP Ian Duncan, the Conservatives spokesman for energy and climate change in the European Parliament, in the latest in ‘Over A Beer’ video series.

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03-10-2016

Steel in the Circular Economy

Steel is a 100% recyclable, ‘permanent’ material, which loses none of its unique properties when properly processed.

Over a beer with Kathleen Van Brempt
Economy & Jobs 30-09-2016

Kathleen Van Brempt, rebel with a cause

In the first episode of a new video series called ‘Over a Beer’, EURACTIV's Brian Maguire chats with Kathleen Van Brempt, a Belgian socialist MEP who is chairperson of the 'Dieselgate' inquiry committee in the European parliament.

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Gas naturally
05-09-2016

‘Delivering an energy miracle – with gas’

François-Régis Mouton, GasNaturally Chairman, explains how gas can contribute to gear our energy world towards a cleaner future: at home, in making electricity, and in powering transport.

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2016 Farnorough International Airshow
02-09-2016

Aviation and the Environment: Farnborough International Airshow 2016

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long aerospace and defence trade exhibition. This video is a collection of interviews at the 2016 airshow around the topics of greening aviation and Brexit.

Miguel Arias Cañete
Transport 20-07-2016

EU unveils national CO2 emission targets

“These targets are realistic, fair and flexible,” EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete said on Wednesday after the EU unveiled national targets for cutting greenhouse gases by 2030.

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The customer and the changing energy landscape
Energy 13-06-2016

The customer and the changing energy landscape

The energy transition is bringing fundamental changes for consumers on the energy market. With the availability of new technologies, consumers gain control over their energy use, for the benefit of decarbonisation, security of supply and affordability. Iain Conn, CEO of Centrica, was in Brussels on 25th May to talk about the ‘Consumer and the Energy Landscape’. Marie Donnelly, …

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TEPPFA Forum 2016 – 25th Anniversary Edition
13-06-2016

TEPPFA Forum 2016 – 25th Anniversary Edition

he European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA) organized the TEPPFA Forum 2016 on 4 and 5 April at the Steigenberger Hotel in Brussels, with a very special 25th anniversary concert and Gala Dinner celebration at the Concert Noble.

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07-06-2016

Water reuse: mitigating water scarcity

Europe needs to establish EU-wide common minimum quality standards for water reuse that protect both people’s health and the environment. Water operators  are working with the European institutions and Member States to bring in water reuse legislation. Transcript: What is water reuse? Water reuse is the use of treated waste water. Water reuse is one way to increase the …

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25-05-2016

EU Matters with Statoil

Brendan Hodgson spoke to Anders Marvik, VP EU Political Affairs at Statoil to discuss the main issues currently facing the energy sector and why the EU matters.

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Why waste your energy?
Energy 11-04-2016

Why waste your energy?

We all want to live in a clean and healthy environment. One way to achieve this is the circular economy.

Sources of agricultural GHG emissions
Agrifood 16-02-2016

EU agricultural emissions: On the table

In 2012, agriculture was responsible for over 10% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the EU.

31-12-2015

How does climate change hit poor countries?

In 2015, the world reached a historic deal to limit the temperature rise below 2 degrees celsius.

11-12-2015

COP21: Taiwan tells China to decarbonise faster, US to dig deep

SPECIAL REPORT/ China should commit to faster decarbonisation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, Taiwan’s Environment Minister has said, after the two countries reached a diplomatic rapprochement.

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10-12-2015

Young entrepreneurs & technology solutions for climate change

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of the twenty-first century. Amongst young people, those pursuing an entrepreneurial career are naturally inclined to seek solutions in order to defy challenges.

02-12-2015

Timmermans: EURACTIV’s been very active!

European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans today launched the new Circular Economy package of waste and recycling laws – and also revealed himself to be a keen reader of EURACTIV.

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02-12-2015

Climate talks should fight global warming and boost growth with incentives

Ahead of the climate summit in Paris, EPP Group MEPs Krisjanis Karins of the Industry Committee and Peter Liese of the Environment Committee say it is possible to reach an effective agreement to stop global warming by using incentives to encourage citizens and businesses to become more energy-efficient.

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Innovation at the heart of the energy debate

The European Union represents 28 countries and more than 500 million energy consumers. Within the EU, energy demand is growing by 1-2% per year. In ten years, we could be using 10% more energy, and in a generation we may have to import almost all of the oil and 80% of the gas we use, according to Eurobarometer.

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16-11-2015

A global climate deal is possible

OK, so we're dreaming. But is it so hard to believe that world leaders would put aside short-term interests and differences were set aside for the sake of future generations?