Tag Archives: European Commission

Emissions Trading System (ETS)

   The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is a cornerstone of the European Union’s policy to combat climate change and its key tool for reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions cost-effectively. Being the first and biggest international scheme for the … Continue reading

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Indirect land-use change (ILUC)

‘Indirect land-use change’ (ILUC) means that if you take a field of grain and switch the crop to biofuel, somebody somewhere will go hungry unless those missing tonnes of grain are grown elsewhere. Economics often dictates that the crops to … Continue reading

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Sustainability rules over future EU regional funds

The EU’s next budget is likely to include the first-ever binding document setting “stronger” and “clearer” objectives for regional funds to support sustainable development.   The European Commission is poised to adopt a communication next month which will channel EU regional … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency talks

Financing aspects are dominating ongoing talks on the energy efficiency directive, but member states are keeping their hands firmly on their wallets, EurActiv has learned. As negotiations over the energy efficiency directive reopen under the Danish EU Presidency, discussions are  … Continue reading

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EU RenewableTargets by 2020

Croatian Center of Renewable energy Sources EU Targets by 2020   The Directive on renewable energy sets ambitious targets for all Member States, such that the EU will reach a 20% share of energy from renewable sources by 2020 and … Continue reading

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Key Information related to energy efficiency

Key Information related to energy efficiency Energy efficiency Key Information related to energy efficiency Faced with great energy challenges relating to competitiveness, climate change and security of energy supply, Europe has launched several initiatives to do more with less energy. … Continue reading

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ENERGY FOR YOUTH

ENERGY for youth Maximise your power Energy is the big story in Europe now – and you have a major role to play! Right now, you’re probably thinking, why should I bother? One small light won’t change the world. Well, … Continue reading

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