Katowice (Poland), 11 December 2018 – European Aluminium’s new report called “Vision 2050” confirms the strong growing European and worldwide demand of aluminium in key markets such as automotive, packaging and building. While the document is set to be released soon, it outlines the substantial reduction of direct and indirect CO2 emissions through innovation, regulatory predictability and increasing recycling rates.
Orgalime, Brussels, 10 December 2018.
The MIN-GUIDE Annual Conference 2018, entitled “The Future Perspective of Minerals Production in the Circular Economy”, will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 11-12 December 2018.
The fourth edition of The Economist’s Sustainability Summit will marshal the evidence to measure past progress, and assess where and how policymakers, financial institutions and business leaders should act. Where are we on the sustainability front compared with where we need to be? In what areas are efforts still falling short? Has the world already passed the point of no return in terms of climate change? And to what extent should efforts be directed at adaptation rather than mitigation?
On 5 December at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Janusz Wojciechowski, the ECA Member responsible for the report, and a team of auditors will be presenting our main conclusions and recommendations on improving air quality, together with Roxana Lesovici, a representative of the European Commission’s directorate-general for environment. We believe our insights can contribute to the ongoing discussions about the shape and ambition of the future European clean air policy and show how clean air is linked to better climate change policy.