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Agrifood 28-01-2016

Ignored at COP21, sustainable agriculture is vital to climate mitigation

Farming is responsible for 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions, but COP21 and the Paris Agreement failed to acknowledge the sector’s impact and the positive role it could play. EURACTIV France reports
Climate change 23-11-2015

Regions push for greater influence in climate negotiations

SPECIAL REPORT / Local authorities are raising the pressure on national governments to increase their CO2 emissions reduction targets. But they are struggling to make their voice heard at the international climate negotiations. EURACTIV France reports
Development Policy 23-07-2015

Small island states set example for large polluters ahead of COP 21

As international negotiations begin to slow down ahead of COP 21, small island states have come out fighting for an ambitious climate deal. EURACTIV France reports
Climate change 06-07-2015

Cities and regions call for access to Green Climate Fund

In a joint declaration published after the World Summit for Climate & Territories, leaders from around the world called for access to the Green Climate Fund to be improved. EURACTIV France reports
Climate change 02-07-2015

Europe’s regions demand financing for climate action

Three more European regions pledged to reduce their CO2 emissions by 80-95% by 2050 at the Summit Climate and Territories (WSCT) in Lyon on 1 July. EURACTIV France reports
Transport 02-07-2015

Europe’s biofuels debate needs to focus on implementation

As the debate kicks off on transport within Europe’s 2030 climate and energy framework, policymakers and industry must not lose sight of the challenges, says Robert Wright.

We have to fill Europe’s post-2020 energy vacuum

Given the long-term investment and planning required for the creation of new energy production, the EU needs a policy framework beyond 2020 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, writes Christian Kjaer in an exclusive op-ed for EURACTIV. He concludes that a technology-neutral emissions performance standard is needed if the EU is to offer both incentives and fair competition in the provision of carbon-free electricity.

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