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#ClimateChange – Scientists warn over impact on food security and oceans 

#ClimateChange – Scientists warn over impact on food security and oceans 

| November 8, 2019

©123RF/European Union–EP   UN climate scientists presented MEPs with new evidence on how climate change is affecting food production and oceans. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. In August, it presented a report on climate change and land and in September one […]

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Cities urged to create conditions to combat #ClimateChange

Cities urged to create conditions to combat #ClimateChange

| November 8, 2019

Are cities the cause or catalyst for change in tackling the global climate emergency? That seems to be the crossroads at which we now find ourselves and is a question which is either troubling or inspiring for city planners and mayors alike, writes Tom Mitchell, chief strategy officer for EIT Climate-KC, Europe’s largest public-private partnership addressing […]

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EU should revise fiscal rules to free up spending on #Climate – advisers

EU should revise fiscal rules to free up spending on #Climate – advisers

| October 31, 2019

The European Union should revise its fiscal rules to allow governments to spend more on policies to fight climate change and infrastructure, an independent advisory body said this week, writes Francesco Guarascio. With the eurozone’s economy slowing, the rationale of fiscal rules that were hastily tightened after the EU debt crisis of 2010-12 is now […]

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European Union, Iceland and Norway agree to deepen co-operation in #ClimateAction

European Union, Iceland and Norway agree to deepen co-operation in #ClimateAction

| October 28, 2019

Climate change is a global threat and demands global action, the more countries join forces, the bigger the chances we can master this major challenge of our generation. The European Union, Iceland and Norway today agreed to extend their cooperation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. […]

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50 airports now #CarbonNeutral in Europe

50 airports now #CarbonNeutral in Europe

| October 16, 2019

Ahead of the COP25 due to kick off in Santiago de Chile next month, European airport trade body ACI EUROPE today gives an update on the progress airports have made to deliver on their commitment to reach 100 carbon neutral airports by 20301. This commitment is a major interim step towards their Net Zero by […]

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#EPP – More money to fight #ClimateChange

#EPP – More money to fight #ClimateChange

| October 15, 2019

A Resolution adopted on 14 October by the European Parliament’s Budgets Committee echoes and supports the outcome of the vote of 1365 amendments to the Council’s reading of the 2020 Budget. “Innovation, research and competitiveness are key priorities for next year’s EU Budget. We want more money for Horizon 2020, for research and innovation in […]

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#ClimateChange activists target London’s financial district

#ClimateChange activists target London’s financial district

| October 14, 2019

Climate change activists targeted London’s financial district on Monday (14 October) blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catastrophe, writes Guy Faulconbridge. Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the streets around Bank in the heart of the City of London. “The City of London is a […]

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