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As the climate emergency becomes increasingly acute, the European Union aims to become the first carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Read more
The revised proposal makes significant progress in terms of expanding the scope of the Directive. RED is responsible for driving Read more
Points of discussion in the CBAM debate include emission scope, LDCs, export rebates and explicit carbon pricing. Iron and steel Read more
Improving energy efficiency is key to decreasing our impact on climate change. The new proposal raises the EU energy efficiency Read more
To reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, the European Union (‘EU’) enacted a comprehensive package of measures. Among them, of particular Read more
Companies buy certificates that they have to surrender for their imported emissions for certain goods. Left-over certificates can be resold Read more
The land use sector encompasses the management of natural environment and built infrastructures The land use regulation forms the legal Read more
Out of all international organisations, the EU is considered to have some of the most extensive climate protection laws, and Read more
Adopted in July 2021, the EU forest strategy is the European Union’s plan to improve the quantity and quality of Read more
As part of the European Union's (EU) Green Deal legislation, a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) has been proposed that Read more
Its Emissions Trading System is central to the EU’s efforts in reducing power and industrial emissions. In the cap-and-trade system, Read more
There were many disagreements about EU climate policies in the ‘90s but two programmes were created that were instrumental to Read more
In 1974 the World Environmental Day was created with the idea that “the Governments of the world would undertake worldwide Read more
What is the Fit for 55 package? The package can be divided into three categories: energy, transport and emission reductions. Read more
Elizaveta Nidzelskaya sets out the role of a host country at COP, the UK’s agenda for the summit and how Read more
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This article provides an overview on the planned activities and events accompanying this year’s COP26, which is hosted by the Read more
Boris Johnson revealed his 10 Point Plan, claiming the start of a ‘green industrial revolution’ and promising to set the Read more
The European Council reviewed the European Commission’s target to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by the year Read more