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Public consultation on the strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction 17/07/2018

The European Commission today launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018.

EU and China step up cooperation on climate change and clean energy 16/07/2018

The EU and China today reaffirmed their commitment to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement and intensify their cooperation on climate change and clean energy.

Commission to host high-level stakeholder event on EU vision for a modern, clean and competitive economy 05/07/2018

On 10-11 July, the European Commission will organise a high-level stakeholder consultation event on the EU’s long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building a prosperous, modern, clean and competitive economy.

EU Regulation on monitoring and reporting of HDV CO2 emissions adopted 25/06/2018

The CO2 emissions of new heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) registered in the EU will have to be monitored and reported as of next year, under a new Regulation adopted today.

The Energy Union gets simplified, robust and transparent governance: Commission welcomes ambitious agreement 20/06/2018

An ambitious political agreement on the governance of the Energy Union with a forward-looking climate change policy was reached today between negotiators from the European Parliament, Council and European Commission.

Commissioner Arias Cañete co-convenes global ministerial meeting in Brussels 19/06/2018

On 20-21 June, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, the Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and China’s Special Representative on Climate Change Xie Zhenhua are convening a major international climate meeting in Brussels.

Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete in Berlin for international climate talks 15/06/2018

On 18-19 June, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete will be in Berlin to participate in the 9th Petersberg Climate Dialogue, an annual gathering of over 30 ministers from around the world for discussions in support of the UN climate change negotiating process.

EU for Talanoa: European Commission hosts major conference on climate ambition 13/06/2018

The European Commission is hosting a high-level conference in Brussels (13 June) on the EU's contribution to the Talanoa Dialogue, a global process to take stock of the efforts towards the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

EU Budget: Commission proposes to increase funding to support the environment and climate action 01/06/2018

For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing to increase funding by almost 60% for LIFE, the EU programme for the environment and climate action.

EU awards best LIFE projects for nature, environment and climate action 23/05/2018

During EU Green Week – Europe’s biggest environmental event – Commissioner Karmenu Vella announced the winners of the 2016 and 2017 LIFE Awards. The nine winners include projects from Belgium, Greece, Spain, Italy, Austria, Poland and Slovakia. A special people's Choice Award, in line with this year's Green Week focus on sustainable cities,  was given to a LIFE green city project, exploring solutions to reduce air pollution in cities.