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Energy and Climate Change

European and Mediterranean safety and prosperity depends on limiting the temperature increase to 1.5°C

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In 2015, world countries committed “to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels” when adopting the Paris Agreement. To monitor implementation, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) asked scientists across the world to assess impacts associated with the 1.5°C goal and emission reductions. The findings highlight that crossing this threshold can have severe consequences...
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EU must support tackling vested interests at UN climate talks

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To: European Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete Cc: European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič Cc: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Dear Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete Subject: EU must support tackling vested interests at UN climate talks For the world to reach the necessary ambition to achieve our climate commitments under the Paris Agreement, which would keep average global temperature…

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PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy

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Press Release, 21 March 2018 PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy The 3-year project under the EU “Horizon 2020” programme will be launched by a group of researchers and local government representatives from 8 countries at a kick off meeting in Lisbon on 21-22 March 2018. With a focus on the role of citizens in producing…

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