Action pour le climat


EU leaders commit to swiftly and fully implement Paris climate deal 23/06/2017

Heads of the EU Member States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission have strongly reaffirmed the EU's commitment to swiftly and fully implement the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Climate-smart agriculture and forestry projects help turn EU policies into action 06/06/2017

EU-funded projects on climate-smart agriculture and forestry help turn policy goals into concrete action and could be further scaled up to enhance impacts, concluded a workshop organised by the European Commission and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) on 1 June.

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EU and 79 African, Caribbean, Pacific countries press ahead on Paris implementation, call on global community to maintain climate efforts 02/06/2017

The European Union and the ACP Group of States, which represents African, Caribbean and Pacific developing countries, today reaffirmed their commitment to full implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and called on the global community to maintain the momentum for ambitious action.

Statement by EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete on the US announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement 01/06/2017

"Today is a sad day for the global community, as a key partner turns its back on the fight against climate change. The EU deeply regrets the unilateral decision by the Trump administration to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement. 

Europe on the Move: Commission takes action for clean, competitive and connected mobility 31/05/2017

The European Commission is today taking action to modernise European mobility and transport. The aim is to help the sector to remain competitive in a socially fair transition towards clean energy and digitalisation.

Run for climate - Burn carbs not carbon - 28 may 2017
Running for the climate: EU staff to take part in Brussels 20km race 24/05/2017

Around 40,000 runners will take part in this year's '20km of Brussels' race on Sunday 28 May – and among them will be many staff members from the European Union institutions.

EU welcomes steady progress on Paris Agreement implementation at UN climate talks 18/05/2017

Tangible progress was made on a number of elements for implementation of the Paris Agreement at a conference of the UN framework convention on climate change (UNFCCC), held on 8-18 May 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

EU and 79 African, Caribbean, Pacific countries in joint push to defend and implement global climate deal 18/05/2017

L’UE et les 79 pays en développement d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique, qui représentent ensemble plus de la moitié des signataires de l’Accord de Paris sur le changement climatique, ont réitéré aujourd’hui leur engagement ferme et résolu à mettre intégralement en œuvre cet Accord, exhortant l’ensemble des partenaires à maintenir l’élan créé en 2015.

CO2 emissions from new vans sold in Europe continued to decrease in 2016 18/05/2017

New light commercial vehicles sold in the EU in 2016 emit 4.5 g less carbon dioxide (CO2)/km than those sold in 2015, according to provisional data from the European Environment Agency. This is the highest annual reduction since 2013.

Emissions trading: emissions fall in 2016 17/05/2017

Emissions of greenhouse gases from all operators covered by the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have decreased by approximately 2.6%[1] in 2016.