Quote by Bas Eickhout.
“The successful transition towards a low-carbon economy, as defined by the Paris Climate Agreement, is projected to result in a 1.1% growth in GDP, and a 0.5% growth in employment, in the EU between now and 2030. This is compared to a ‘business as usual’ baseline forecast. Globally, China is also projected to benefit from a low-carbon transition, but the United States would experience a 3.4% drop in GDP, and a 1.6% decline in employment.”
CaixaBank is launching its first credit line to combat climate change via the EIB’s dedicated climate action financing programme. It is the first time that CaixaBank has allocated EIB funds to financing the projects of individuals.
Hot on the heels of EU Industry Days, Orgalim is set to deepen the discussion on the role of technology and industry in the future of Europe: on 6 March 2019 we will bring together representatives of Europe’s technology industries and high-level EU policymakers for a roundtable event, co-hosted with the European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM) at the European Parliament.
The session will be hosted by MEP Reinhard Bütikofer, member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, with Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen due to give a keynote address followed by a fireside chat with Orgalim Director General Malte Lohan.