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EU and Eastern partner countries strengthen cooperation on environment, circular economy and climate action 09/10/2018

At the second Eastern Partnership (EaP) formal ministerial meeting on environment and climate change today in Luxembourg, the EU and the Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine)  reaffirmed the need to keep environment and climate action high on political and economic agendas.

Commissioners Miguel Arias Cañete and Carlos Moedas welcome the UN climate change report on 1.5° C global warming limit 08/10/2018

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has today issued its Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways. The report provides policy-makers across the globe with a strong scientific basis for their efforts to modernise the economy, tackle climate change, promote sustainable development and eradicate poverty.

EU ratifies Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol 27/09/2018

The European Union has today ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will bring about a global phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - powerful greenhouse gases.

One Planet Summit 2018: Europe sustains its leadership on climate action 26/09/2018

The European Commission is at the One Planet Summit in New York to present to global leaders the progress made on the ambitious initiatives it revealed in Paris last year.

EU and California to step up cooperation on carbon markets 13/09/2018

At the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco today, European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete and California Governor Jerry Brown agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation on carbon markets.

Commissioner Arias Cañete at Global Climate Action Summit in California 11/09/2018

Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete will attend the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) taking place in San Francisco, California, on 12-14 September.

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.