The 16-year old Swede, who inspired the worldwide “School Strike For Climate” movement, addressed MEPs in an Environment Committee meeting in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
The Council today adopted a set of conclusions on the progress achieved in the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy and on a new strategic framework for forests. The conclusions follow the publication of a Commission report in December 2018, which reviewed the role played by the strategy in its first five years of life.
Despite the harsh environment, a few innovative companies find markets for their new bio-based building blocks, chemicals and polymers. This event will introduce you to the technology leaders our planet needs for a sustainable future.
During the Future of Europe debate with the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in the European Parliament this afternoon, Ska Keller, President of the Greens/EFA group called upon the Prime Minister to defend climate and social justice in the European Union.
Maintaining natural capital is vital for the function of our societies and people’s well-being. A new briefing from the European Environment Agency (EEA), published today, analyses how to plan for green infrastructure and ecosystem restoration, which in turn can enhance biodiversity, support green economy and create job opportunities.
The second High-level meeting of the renewables section of the EU Clean Energy Industrial Forum took place in Brussels on 18th March at the European Commission headquarters building, the Berlaymont. Opened by Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, it was attended by a group of 22 CEOs, industry leaders, and representatives from international organisations.
In May 2019, Plant Based Summit will launch its 5th edition in Lyon, with an even sharpened positioning on the innovation, the co-development and its operational implementation for the necessary deployment of bio-based products. It will be the opportunity for the participants to contribute to the evolution of plant-based, green and sustainable chemistry.
This networking seminar will present EU and national Bioeconomy policy priorities in the context of EU’s R&D Framework Programme, and opportunities for industry-academia cooperation within the scope of the public-private partnership Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU).
The aim of the event is to bring together potential participants interested in the BBI JU 2019 Call for proposals.
The S&D Group voted last night in the economic and monetary affairs committee against a narrow-gauged liberal-conservative proposal on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment, while the Greens abstained as well as the EPP rapporteur.
Three years after the international community pledged to limit global temperature rises caused by greenhouse gas emissions to no more than 2C and if possible to a more ambitious 1.5C, climate change is broadly acknowledged as one of the key risks to financial stability. Among ambitious responses is the European Commission’s plan to motivate European business to go carbon neutral by 2050.