About: net zero emissions

2030 land use targets need to reflect the complexities of different EU countries

The methodology for establishing 2030 net emissions and removal targets for EU countries in the ongoing revision of the land use directive (LULUCF) is too simplistic and must be changed to reflect the different circumstances of EU countries, writes Anna Zalewska.
Shipping 08-04-2022

Europe can be a global leader in shipping decarbonisation

The European Commission put forward a series of proposals to rein in shipping emissions as part of the "Fit for 55" legislative package. However, these proposals must be urgently strengthened if Europe is to achieve zero-emission shipping, write leaders from the Getting to Zero Coalition.
Climate change 22-02-2022

Europe aims to scale up infrastructure for permanent carbon removals

The European Commission is looking at ways of building up infrastructure for transporting and permanently storing CO2 underground as well as recycling carbon into new products.
Climate change 21-02-2022

Carbon removals: the secret to reaching net zero emissions

Europe needs to drastically cut its emissions to reach net zero emissions by mid-century, but there is another tool in the battle against global warming that could help: carbon removals.
Energy 01-12-2021

Renewable energy has ‘another record year of growth’, says IEA

It has been another record year for renewable energy, despite the Covid-19 pandemic and rising costs for raw materials around the world, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian Environment, reports.
Climate change 26-11-2021

INFOGRAPHIC: After COP26, world is still on track for drastic global warming

As the dust settles on the COP26 climate summit, many are left wondering whether the fanfare of pledges made in Glasgow will make any tangible difference to global warming.