The Commission has today approved an investment package of more than €290 million for 132 new projects under the LIFE programme for the environment and climate action. This EU funding will mobilise a total investment of €562 million, with projects in almost all Member States.
The European Union is investing over €1,1 billion into 7 large-scale innovative projects under the Innovation Fund. The grants will support projects aiming to bring breakthrough technologies to the market in energy-intensive industries, hydrogen, carbon capture, use and storage, and renewable energy
The Joint Committee under the EU and Swiss Linking Agreement agreed on the 2022 calendar for the transfers of emission allowances between the registries of the EU Emissions Trading System and the Emission Trading System of Switzerland.
COP26 is a step in the right direction. 1.5 degrees Celsius remains within reach; but the work is far from done. The least we can do now is implement the promises of Glasgow as rapidly as possible and then aim higher.
At the end of the COP26 UN Climate Conference today, the European Commission supported the consensus reached by over 190 countries after two weeks of intense negotiations.
At today's high-level plenary session at COP26, the European Commission announced a new pledge of €100 million in finance for the Adaptation Fund.
The first week of our conference has been characterised by promising declarations and great promises by our leaders. And also by great work by the Presidency and by Patricia and her team...
At a dedicated event today, the first three projects to be financed since the creation of the Innovation Fund signed their grant agreement with the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA), the implementing body of the Fund.
The Commission today adopted its annual Fuel Quality Report based on the 2019 reporting data submitted by EU countries. The report finds that the average greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of fuels in the 28 reporting Member States had fallen by 4.3% compared to the 2010 baseline.
From 1 to 12 November, the European Commission will take part in the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, in Glasgow, UK.
The Commission is launching today the second call for large-scale projects under the Innovation Fund, one of the world's largest programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies.
The EU Climate Action Progress Report shows that compared to 2019, EU27 greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 fell by almost 10%, which brought overall emission reductions to 31% compared to 1990, which is the reference for the EU’s long-term climate goals.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has today announced the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy as the winner of the 2nd Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity.
The European Union (EU) and the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS) met in an OACPS High-level Dialogue with Partners on 15 September 2021 to discuss common priorities for COP26.
In a Leaders’ meeting in September 2020, the EU and China announced the establishment of a High-Level Environment and Climate Dialogue (HECD) between China and the EU.
European Commission Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal Frans Timmermans today discussed the need for urgent climate action with the leaders of three Pacific states.
Ministers from the 42 member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) met in Cairo today for the 2nd UfM Ministerial Conference on environment and climate action.
The Commission launched today five new EU missions, a new and innovative way to work together and improve the lives of people in Europe and beyond. EU...
From 27 September to 17 October, EU Delegations and embassies of EU Member States around the world will host events to foster dialogue and cooperation...
Today the European Commission’s Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans and Turkish Minister of Environment and...