Delegates representing more than 100 Parties to the Paris Agreement met in Bonn, Germany, to prepare key decisions for the upcoming UN Climate Conference (COP 27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, and for the years to come.
Today, the Modernisation Fund made available €2.4 billion to seven beneficiary countries to help modernise their energy systems, reduce greenhouse gas emissions in energy, industry and transport, and support them in meeting their 2030 climate and energy targets.
Today, the European Commission announced the first 118 regions and local authorities that will participate in the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change, the so-called Mission Adaptation, which will support the European Green Deal and the EU Climate Adaptation Strategy.
Today, the LIFE Programme announced the five winners of the annual LIFE Awards at a ceremony held during EU Green Week.
We need urgent action to keep the 1.5°C limit agreed in Glasgow within reach. COP27 must deliver a higher level of ambition on mitigation as well as concrete steps to speed up the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Today, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) published the revised 2022 auction calendar for general allowances.
The EU ETS Innovation Fund will play a key role in the REPowerEU action plan. The Commission will double the funding for the next large-scale call to around €3 billion. To this end, we launched a survey to get an indication of the available project pipeline.
The European Commission has today presented the REPowerEU Plan, its response to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The European Commission published today the total number of allowances in circulation on the European carbon market. It amounts to 1 449 214 182 allowances. At the same time last year the amount was 1 578 772 426 allowances.
Today, after 18:00 CEST, the European Commission will publish the total number of allowances in circulation (TNAC) on the European carbon market.
The Commission today announced the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, the so-called Cities Mission.
Greenhouse gas emissions from operators covered by the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) increased by 7.3% in 2021 compared with 2020 levels. However, compared with pre-pandemic levels emissions are still on the decline.
H.E. Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs and President-designate of the Twenty-Seventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, received Mr. Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission.
On 3 May 2022 at 12:00 CEST, the European Commission will publish on the EUTL website the installation-level compliance code for 2021, based on the data available on 30 April, setting out whether an operator surrendered the required amount of allowances.
The European Commission has today proposed two new Regulations to more tightly control fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) and ozone depleting substances (ODS).
The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has today published its latest report, setting out the action we need to take to put a brake on global warming, avoid irreversible impacts on our planet and meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C.
Today, the Commission signed grant agreements of €1.1 billion with seven large-scale projects via the EU Innovation Fund, funded by revenues from the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS). These projects aim to reduce emissions by over 76 Mt of CO2eq during the first ten years of operation.
Today, the European Commission is launching the second call for small-scale projects under the Innovation Fund, one of the world’s largest funding programmes for the deployment of innovative low-carbon technologies, financed by revenues from the auction of emission allowances from the EU’s ETS.
Today, the Commission launched an invitation to EU regions and communities to join the EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change. A survey is now available for regions and communities to express their interest in joining the Mission.
In response to the Innovation Fund’s second call for large-scale projects, the European Commission received 138 applications for innovative clean tech projects in all eligible categories: renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage, and carbon capture and storage.