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  • Europe’s Green Deal Likely To Fail: Most EU States Will Miss Paris Target

    • Date: 10/09/20
    • reNews.Biz
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    Final National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) show that 11 out of 18 EU coal-countries do not have a Paris-compatible plan to phase-out the fossil fuel by 2030. A new report from Ember and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe also found seven countries do not plan to phase-out coal by 2030. Total installed coal capacity across […]

  • Green Deal: Germany Industry Rejects More Stringent EU Climate Targets

    • Date: 10/09/20
    • GWPF & Handelsblatt
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    The EU Commission President will probably present her proposal for a stricter climate target next week. Resistance is forming. Brussels, Berlin, Düsseldorf: The plan was already foreseeable, it should become concrete next week: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to propose a further tightening of the EU climate targets for 2030. According to […]

  • EU Divided Over ‘Green Deal’

    • Date: 29/08/20
    • Petroleum Economist
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    The German presidency of the EU Council aims for a recovery fuelled by renewables, but there is disagreement among member states over key climate targets Germany’s energy and climate ambitions appear to be increasingly aligned with those of the European Green Deal, but the country faces the challenge of convincing more reluctant member states before […]

  • Samuel Furfari: The EU’s Green Deal Has A Legal Problem

    • Date: 25/06/20
    • Samuel Furfari, European Scientist
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    The EU’s Green Deal seems to be in contradiction with the EU’s Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) Despite COVID-19, many in Brussels – including a green recovery alliance in the EU Parliament and 13 EU Environment Ministers – are pressuring the European Commission (EC) to pursue the rapid implementation of its Green Deal strategy. The EC’s vice-president is insisting […]

  • EU’s Stricter CO2 Targets “Impossible” Carmakers Warn

    • Date: 19/09/20
    • Fleet Europe
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    The German automotive industry association has warned that the EU’s massive tightening of CO2 targets would be impossible to meet and could lead to painful job losses. The EU’s target to reduce its industrial emissions by 2030 should increase from 40% to “at least 55%”, European Commission (EC) president Ursula von der Leyen said in her […]

  • Carmakers Cry Foul as EU’s Climate Plan Takes Aim At Europe’s Key Industry

    • Date: 19/09/20
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    The EU’s Green Deal puts car makers’ ability to compete on the global stage at risk, Germany’s car industry association warns Automakers balked at the European Union’s plan to set stricter emissions limits for the next decade, saying they lack the government support needed to achieve the targets. The industry is among the sectors most under […]

  • EU Commission Under Fire For Including ‘Accounting Tricks In 2030 Climate Goals

    • Date: 18/09/20
    • EurActiv
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    Environmental campaign groups denounced the EU Commission’s plan to include carbon sinks in the EU’s climate target, saying this was “an accounting trick” to meet the 2030 goals. The European Commission on Thursday defended its plan to bring carbon removals from agriculture, land use and forestry into the EU’s updated climate target for 2030, saying […]

  • Radical New Climate Targets Will Save EU Economy, Timmermans Claims

    • Date: 02/09/20
    • EurActiv
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    The European Commission will table proposals next month to raise the EU’s climate target for 2030, amid warnings from Eastern countries to safeguard jobs and growth from the coronavirus fallout. If the European Green Deal made economic sense before the COVID-19 crisis, “it makes even more sense now” because it will help reboot the economy, […]

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