In the context of the negotiations concerning the legislative proposals on the Renewable Energy Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive, Member States need to support strong renewable energy and energy efficiency targets for 2030. This infographic shows that higher ambition on renewable energy and energy efficiency leads to greater benefits.
This report shows that energy intensive industry sectors have been among the slowest in the European Union (EU) to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and invest in solutions to decarbonise and maintain technological leadership.
The co-signatories of this letter represent a broad group of business associations, civil society, think tanks and other organisations who are working together to bring strong support to the EU’s commitment to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement objectives.
They have written to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to urge him to ensure that the EU’s future finances are aligned with Europe’s climate objectives and are consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals across all programmes.
Open Letter to President Juncker on the Multi Annual Financial Framework
Dear Minister for Environment,
At the upcoming Informal Environment Council on 10-11 April in Sofia you have been invited to discuss the European Union’s contribution towards the international climate negotiations and in particular towards the UNFCCC Talanoa Dialogue.