BEIJING/GUIYANG – Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) was in China from 7-9 July for talks with Chinese ministers on opportunities to broaden and deepen collaboration to bolster energy security, reduce carbon intensity, and improve air quality.
Public administrations participating in the 50000&1 SEAPs project are improving their energy performance, saving resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Their energy consumption in public buildings, street lighting and vehicle fleet has been reduced with the implementation of Energy Management Systems in conjunction with Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs).
The European Commission welcomes today’s strong endorsement by the European Parliament of three key proposals of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package (presented by the European Commission on 30 November 2016).
The EU has set out ambitious targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Check out our infographics to find out about the progress it is making.
The China Urban Green Financing Forum was held on July 5th by the Europe-China Eco Cities Link project (EC Link) in cooperation with the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) to establish a network of cities, expertise and financing institutions in implementing green investments collaboratively.
On 10-11 July, the European Commission will organise a high-level stakeholder consultation event on the EU’s long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building a prosperous, modern, clean and competitive economy.
Most national policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Europe target energy consumption and energy supply, while economic and regulatory instruments are the most common means of cutting emissions, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published today.
Today in Luxembourg, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is hosting the Asociación Latinoamericana de Instituciones Financieras para el Desarrollo (ALIDE), the international organisation representing development banking in Latin America and the Caribbean.