About: climate crisis

Climate change 05-02-2021

EU climate neutrality by 2050 is not Paris-compatible

The EU's aim for net zero by 2050 is insufficient to meet the Paris Agreement and limit warming to 1.5°C. To avoid climate catastrophe, Europe needs to rethink auctions for renewable energy and reintroducing support for small scale supply, argue Hans-Josef Fell and Dr Thure Traber.
Climate change 04-02-2021

French state loses landmark lawsuit over climate inaction

The Paris administrative court recognised on Wednesday (3 February) the "faulty but partial shortcomings" of the French state in the fight against global warming in what has been termed "the case of the century". EURACTIV France reports.
Climate change 08-12-2020

How Europe’s decisions on climate change reverberate across Africa

The fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement is this week, and Africa is looking at leaders like Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to begin treating the climate crisis like a crisis, writes Vanessa Nakate.
Climate change 18-06-2020

Four key issues the EU’s recovery plan must address to tackle the economic and climate crisis

The signals from climate science could not be clearer: we no longer have the luxury for any delay in transforming our economies towards carbon neutrality, argue researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
Digital & Media 17-02-2020

The EU is ignoring AI’s effect on the climate crisis

The relationship between climate change and Artificial Intelligence is one of the biggest blindspots in the European Commission ‘leaked’ white paper on AI, writes Fieke Jansen.
Climate change 29-11-2019

The climate crisis is our responsibility, not our children’s

Many parents are supporting the children who are school striking for the climate, but are they really listening? ask Frida Berry Eklund and Yoca-Arditi Rocha.
Climate change 27-11-2019

Global warming emissions hit new record in 2018, UN says

Temperatures can be expected to rise by 3.2C this century under current national pledges, threatening to bringing "wide-ranging and destructive climate impacts,” international climate experts warned on Tuesday (26 November).
Climate change 09-10-2019

Paris Agreement architect: ‘Carbon neutrality is the target to go for’

In an interview with EURACTIV, Paris Agreement key architect Laurence Tubiana gives her take away of the UN Climate Action Summit and the role of the European Union ahead of the next European Council meeting 17-18 October.