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21 April 2016

EEB calls on EU to deliver on Paris climate agreement

Statement by Jeremy Wates, Secretary General of the European Environmental Bureau, regarding the signing of the Paris Agreement by world leaders in New York, on 22 […]
24 May 2016

EEB reaction to ITRE energy efficiency vote

The successful vote of the European Parliament industry (ITRE) Committee today has amplified the strong voice for more energy efficiency in Europe and a strengthened Energy […]
10 June 2016

EU Paris ratification is meaningless without real climate action

EEB reaction to the European Commission’s proposal to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement: Roland Joebstl, Climate and Energy Policy Officer for the European Environmental Bureau (EEB): […]
13 June 2016

MEP Herbert Reul must get with the times on new EU energy labelling rules

European People’s Party MEP Herbert Reul’s claim that a swift revision of current energy efficiency labels for electronic products will be bad for business is baseless, […]
14 June 2016

EP industry committee vote leaves consumers in the dark on energy labelling

The decision today (Tuesday) by the European Parliament’s Industry Committee (ITRE) to keep customers confused by delaying the introduction of clear energy label rules is severely […]
23 June 2016

EEB reaction to the successful vote on the Energy Efficiency Directive

The EEB has welcomed this morning’s successful vote on the Energy Efficiency Directive’s implementation report that took place in the European Parliament’s plenary session [1]. Roland […]
20 July 2016

Commission proposal sticks with outdated climate targets

Today, only seven months after the Paris Agreement, the European Commission published its proposal for the Effort Sharing Regulation and the rules for accounting the land […]
30 November 2016

EU on thin ice with winter package

EU on thin ice with Winter Package The European Commission today published its energy package for 2030. This was its big moment to show that the […]
22 March 2017

New energy label must be introduced quickly to slash energy use and household bills

Changes to the energy label agreed between the European Commission, Council and Parliament must be introduced quickly so citizens can enjoy the long-awaited energy savings the […]
2 June 2017

EEB calls for tough response to US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has strongly condemned the decision of US President Donald Trump to abandon the Paris Agreement and called for a robust response. […]
13 June 2017

MEPs must support, not sabotage, the Energy Efficiency Directive

The EEB strongly rejects the conclusions of Polish MEP Adam Gierek’s draft Energy Efficiency report, which was released to European Parliament’s Industry Committee (ITRE) last week. […]
13 June 2017

European Parliament should be a leader in the fight against climate change

A crucial European Parliament climate vote on binding annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets for EU countries will take place on Wednesday 14 June. The Effort […]