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EU recovery money should fund green economy, not polluters

On Jul 17, 2020
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Civil society representatives called on European leaders meeting in Brussels today to use taxpayers’ money to fund a just and green recovery, not polluters. In a meeting on the eve of the European Council, representatives of Avaaz, Greenpeace and Transport & Environment (on behalf of the ...

On Jul 17, 2020
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"There’s been a lot of lip service to the green recovery, but the EU Recovery Plan fails to provide even the most basic environmental safeguards. Fossil fuels, combustion engine vehicles, road building… #GreenRecovery #EUCO https://t.co/nJ8CUEpmyh
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EU recovery money should fund green economy, not polluters

EU recovery money should fund green economy, not polluters

Civil society representatives called on European leaders meeting in Brussels today to use taxpayers’ money to fund a just and green recovery, not polluters. In a meeting on the eve of the ...

EU recovery money should fund green economy, not polluters

EU recovery money should fund green economy, not polluters

Civil society representatives called on European leaders meeting in Brussels today to use taxpayers’ money to fund a just and green recovery, not polluters.

Moment of truth for EU as over one million people and 100 NGOs call for green, healthy and just recovery

Moment of truth for EU as over one million people and 100 NGOs call for green, healthy and just recovery

Over one million people and 100 environmental NGOs across Europe are calling on the European Union to restart its economy by launching the biggest green investment plan the world has ever ...

Climate-neutral EU before 2050

Climate-neutral EU before 2050

The European Commission has positioned the Green Deal at the center of its policy priorities. The goals have been set: climate-neutrality, zero greenhouse gas emissions, and the complete ...

Outlook for the European Council video-conference of 18-19 June 2020

Outlook for the European Council video-conference of 18-19 June 2020

The European Council meeting on 19 June, to be held by video-conference, will be almost exclusively dedicated to the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the proposed new EU ...

Carmakers accused of trying to use crisis to avert emissions crackdown

Carmakers accused of trying to use crisis to avert emissions crackdown

Campaigners describe lobbying of EU to defer impending regulations as shameless

EU Commission unveils ‘European Green Deal’: The key points

EU Commission unveils ‘European Green Deal’: The key points

The European Commission unveiled its hallmark European Green Deal on Wednesday (11 October), outlining a long list of policy initiatives aimed at putting Europe on track to reach net-zero ...

EU leaders to take step to joint financing of post-pandemic recovery

EU leaders to take step to joint financing of post-pandemic recovery

European Union leaders will move on Thursday towards joint financing of a recovery after the coronavirus pandemic by asking the European Commission to propose a fund sufficiently big to ...

The EU releases its Green Deal. Here are the key points

The EU releases its Green Deal. Here are the key points

Europe's bid to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 will aim for a just, rapid shift away from high polluting industries and technologies

Coronavirus: EU leaders disagree over rescue package

Coronavirus: EU leaders disagree over rescue package

The video summit focused on the distribution of €750bn of aid to help revive stricken economies.

Investment Plan for Europe exceeds €500 billion investment target ahead of time

Investment Plan for Europe exceeds €500 billion investment target ahead of time

The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has mobilised €514 billion in additional investment across the EU since July 2015 – reaching its target half a year before the end of the ...

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 ...

COVID-19 crisis forces EU to prepare Plan B (and Plan C) for seven-year budget

COVID-19 crisis forces EU to prepare Plan B (and Plan C) for seven-year budget

As governments across Europe desperately firefight COVID-19, minds in Brussels are turning to contingency plans for the multi annual financial framework (MFF), the next seven-year EU budget ...

Leaked Document Lifts Lid on EU’s Green Deal ‘Recovery’ Package

Leaked Document Lifts Lid on EU’s Green Deal ‘Recovery’ Package

The EU has reshaped its Green Deal into a coronavirus recovery package, with huge support for renewables, green hydrogen and EVs to be announced next week.

Financing the green transition: The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

Financing the green transition: The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

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Factbox: What is von der Leyen's 'European Green Deal'?

Factbox: What is von der Leyen's 'European Green Deal'?

Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Union's executive C...

EU creates €37bn emergency fund for at-risk sectors hit by coronavirus

EU creates €37bn emergency fund for at-risk sectors hit by coronavirus

The European Commission has established a multibillion-euro fund to help businesses that will be hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

The European Green Deal: opportunities for the transport sector

The European Green Deal: opportunities for the transport sector

The transport sector plays a key role in the Green Deal which sets the ambitious goal of 90% reduction in transport emissions by 2050. If governments are able to provide these funding ...

European cities still choosing cars over public transport

European cities still choosing cars over public transport

Despite receiving €16.5 billion between 2014-2020, EU cities are still not shifting enough people towards more sustainable modes of transport.