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Green groups want 21 industries on 'polluters list' as EU leaders agree recovery plan

On Sep 9, 2020
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Another chance for cleaner air! 5 years after #Dieselgate, the European Parliament is set to vote on a measure that will determine how much toxic air from exhaust pipes we’ll be breathing in the years to come 💨 😷 https://t.co/e64iJniaXE https://t.co/QKVizum9w3
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As Germany eases its restrictions, it’s clear that attitudes among Germans have changed more quickly than local policies – especially when compared with other European cities like Brussels, Paris or London – and persuading the government and city authorities to redesign local mobility ...

On Sep 9, 2020
@transenv shared
Another chance for cleaner air! 5 years after #Dieselgate, the European Parliament is set to vote on a measure that will determine how much toxic air from exhaust pipes we’ll be breathing in the years to come 💨 😷 https://t.co/e64iJniaXE https://t.co/QKVizum9w3
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Green groups want 21 industries on 'polluters list' as EU leaders agree recovery plan

Green groups want 21 industries on 'polluters list' as EU leaders agree recovery plan

As Germany eases its restrictions, it’s clear that attitudes among Germans have changed more quickly than local policies – especially when compared with other European cities like Brussels, ...

POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: EUCO on climate — Green Deal explained — No taxonomy deal

POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: EUCO on climate — Green Deal explained — No taxonomy deal

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš last week wrote to Council President Charles Michel and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen stressing that “we must discuss how the EU will share the ...

What is the European Green Deal and will it really cost €1tn?

What is the European Green Deal and will it really cost €1tn?

How the EU’s ambitious bid to lead the world on climate action will work and whether it will really make a difference

Press releases

Press releases

Read more MEPs and EU governments have this morning agreed a new life-saving measure that will drastically reduce deadly blind-spots in trucks and buses, enabling their drivers to better ...

Tougher EU climate target technically, economically feasible, researchers say

Tougher EU climate target technically, economically feasible, researchers say

The European Commission will next month propose a stricter target of 55% reduction in emissions - up from 40% currently - by 2030

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

European Parliament resolution on the 2019 UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain (COP 25) The European Parliament, – having regard to the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

EU to offer billions to help poorer EU nations cut emissions

EU to offer billions to help poorer EU nations cut emissions

To get everyone on board with her plan to combat global warming, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to put up 100 billion euros ($130 billion) to help EU nations that ...

UN climate change conference in Katowice - questions and answers

UN climate change conference in Katowice - questions and answers

The Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015, sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C above ...

European Green Deal

European Green Deal

The European Green Deal is a programme outlined in the political guidelines of the incoming President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. It aims to make Europe the first ...

Industry waits in anticipation of a Green Deal for Europe

Industry waits in anticipation of a Green Deal for Europe

Amid high hopes for the European Commission presidency that is about to start, attendees at a recent event in Berlin tempered optimism by renewing calls for an industrial policy for the ...

European Green Deal misses the mark

European Green Deal misses the mark

Brussels, 11 December 2019 – The European Commission officially presented its plan for a European Green Deal today. Greenpeace warned that although the volume of policies is impressive and ...

Europe threatens U.S. with carbon tariffs to combat climate change

Europe threatens U.S. with carbon tariffs to combat climate change

“It’s not whether it’s going to happen — it’s going to happen,” former Secretary of State John Kerry predicts.

EU top jobs leave big climate questions

EU top jobs leave big climate questions

Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated to lead the EU's executive at a critical moment for climate policy, but she has no record on the issue