The latest edition of the JRC’s Global Energy and Climate Outlook (GECO), identifies four technological dynamics in the energy sector that have the power to limit global warming to below 2°C if implemented simultaneously.
Today the Commission is releasing €980 million of funding for key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits. The EU funding comes from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the European support programme for trans-European infrastructure. This a crucial instrument to deliver on the Green Deal, one of the political priorities of the von der Leyen Commission, given the key enabling role of energy infrastructure in the transition to a climate neutral economy.
The European Public Prosecutor’s (EPPO) was set up in order to improve the protection of the financial interests of the EU and fight against white collar crime. It has the competence to investigate and prosecute infringements of the EU budget, such as fraud, corruption or serious cross-border VAT fraud.