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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 […]
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): […]
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Commission proposal sticks with outdated climate targets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 […]
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

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 […]
7 September 2017

EU Environment committee votes for higher efficiency targets, Industry and Energy Committee must follow

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) welcomes the decision of the European Parliament Environmental Committee to support higher targets for energy efficiency in 2030. This positive step […]
2 November 2017

Challenge to EU leaders: It’s time to move Europe Beyond Coal

Health, environment and climate groups are calling on the European Union to hasten the move away from coal and other fossil fuels and towards clean renewable […]
4 November 2017

Blockadia map reveals global rise of anti-fossil fuel blockades

A new interactive map shows the rise of Blockadia: the direct-action phenomenon of people putting their bodies in the way of fossil fuel projects.[1] In the […]
28 November 2017

European Parliament challenges Member States to adopt ‘cheapest and most effective’ route to cut emissions

The European Parliament is set to back raising EU energy efficiency targets after MEPs in the Industry Committee voted on amendments to the Energy Efficiency Directive […]