Climate change Archives

  • ‘Delivering an energy miracle – with gas’

    Promoted content 05-09-2016

    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.

  • Aviation and the Environment: Farnborough International Airshow 2016

    Promoted content 02-09-2016

    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.

  • EU unveils national CO2 emission targets

    Transport 20-07-2016

    “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.

  • The customer and the changing energy landscape

    Promoted content | Energy 13-06-2016

    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 …

  • TEPPFA Forum 2016 – 25th Anniversary Edition

    Promoted content 13-06-2016

    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.

  • Water reuse: mitigating water scarcity

    Promoted content 07-06-2016

    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.

  • EU Matters with Statoil

    Promoted content 25-05-2016

    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.

  • Why waste your energy?

    Promoted content | Energy 11-04-2016

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

  • EU agricultural emissions: On the table

    Agrifood 16-02-2016

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

  • How does climate change hit poor countries?


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

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

    Special Report 11-12-2015

    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.

  • Young entrepreneurs & technology solutions for climate change

    Promoted content 10-12-2015

    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.

  • 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.

  • Climate talks should fight global warming and boost growth with incentives

    Promoted content 02-12-2015

    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.

  • Innovation at the heart of the energy debate

    Promoted content | Sustainable Development 16-11-2015

    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.

  • A global climate deal is possible

    Promoted content 16-11-2015

    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?

  • The Use of Lead in Ammunition

    Promoted content | Health 04-11-2015

    110 delegates, including journalists, politicians, scientists, members of environmental institutions, hunting and sport shooting organizations and food agencies met at the Symposium “The Sustainable Use of Lead Ammunition in Hunting and Sports Shooting: Facts and Emotions” held on 20 October 2015 in Brussels.

  • The EU circular economy: why metals matter

    Promoted content 02-11-2015

    The EU Circular Economy needs metals, and metals need the EU Circular Economy. Why? Check out our 2 minute animation to find out.

  • What Next for Europe in Driving Green Growth?

    Promoted content 02-11-2015

    In the past several years, Green Growth has become a strategic response to climate change and increasing populations, demanding inclusion, while using more and more basic resources.

  • Nicolas Hulot: ‘We are committing mass suicide’

    Energy & Environment 21-05-2015

    Nicolas Hulot, François Hollande's special envoy for the protection of the planet, came to Brussels on 13 May to report on the progress of the negotiations underway ahead of the Paris Climate Conference in December.

  • Katainen: No efficiency ring-fence in Juncker investment plan

    Promoted content 10-03-2015

    EU Commissioner responsible for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness Jyrki Katainen said on Tuesday that the EU will not allocate specific funds from the Juncker plan to pay for renovation projects to boost the energy efficiency of buildings. Katainen added that it was up to the private sector to choose which projects get the cash.

  • MEPs approve 2018 carbon market reform, despite NGOs concerns

    Promoted content 24-02-2015

    MEPs voted on Tuesday to start implementing reforms to the EU's Emissions Trading System by the end of 2018, three years earlier than the Commission's proposal.

  • Hedegaard: World should stay below 2 degrees global temperature increase

    Promoted content | Energy & Environment 03-02-2015

    Speaking to EURACTIV in its #Media4EU event, former Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said that she hopes 'there will be enough political will” to reach a global agreement on a “below 2 degrees average temperature increase” in the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris later this year

  • Council position on biofuels not ambitious enough, says EEB

    Promoted content | Energy 15-12-2014

    EU energy ministers have agreed their position on the draft directive on indirect land-use change (ILUC), which caps the amount of biofuels that can count towards renewable energy targets.