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EU climate plan could see bloc's carbon price double this decade

6:04am IST

BRUSSELS Carbon costs for Europe's businesses could double this decade under European Union plans to deliver deeper emissions reductions by 2030, according to analysis of European Commission modelling.

EU details energy savings and renewables push to reach tougher climate target

17 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union needs to hike its renewable energy and energy saving targets, according to its analysis published on Thursday of how the bloc could make deeper emissions cuts this decade.

EU executive wants tougher 2030 climate goals and billions in green bonds

16 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union's chief executive said on Wednesday the bloc should commit to deeper emissions cuts over the next decade, and pledged to use green bonds to finance its climate goals. | Video

Kampf gegen Corona und Klimakrise im Fokus der EU-Kommission

16 Sep 2020

Brüssel/Berlin Die EU-Kommission stellt den Kampf gegen Klimakrise und Coronavirus in den Mittelpunkt ihrer Arbeit der kommenden Monate.

EU parliament votes to allow some gas projects to get green transition money

16 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The European Parliament said on Wednesday it has voted to allow some gas projects to tap the European Union's flagship green transition fund, teeing up tough talks with the bloc's executive and national governments, which have already agreed to exclude the fuel.

EU parliament votes to allow some gas projects to get green transition money

16 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The European Parliament on Tuesday voted to allow some gas projects to get support from the European Union's flagship green transition fund, teeing up tough talks with the EU Commission and national goverments, which have already agreed to exclude the fuel.

EU chief executive unveils blueprint to get Europe back on its feet

16 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS, Sept 16 The European Union's chief executive on Wednesday painted a sober picture of the bloc grappling with a pandemic and the deepest recession in its history, but laid out ambitious goals to make the 27 nations more resilient for future crises.

EU parliament votes to make ships pay for their pollution

15 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union's carbon market from 2022, throwing its weight behind EU plans to make ships pay for their pollution.

EU carbon market's free handouts are impeding climate action, auditors say

15 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The European Union should change the way it hands out free pollution permits in the bloc's carbon market, which is failing to bring about deep cuts in emissions, EU auditors said.

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