STATEMENT/14/180  02-06-2014 - Statement by Connie Hedegaard on the United States Clean Power Plan announcement 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 2 June 2014 Statement Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. Welcoming this step forward, EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: ''This proposed rule is the strongest action...
STATEMENT/14/97  02-04-2014 - EU-Africa Ministerial Statement on Climate Change 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 2 April 2014 On the occasion of the EU-Africa Summit, EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, the President of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) Binilith Mahenge, and the African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture Rhoda Tumusiime hosted a ministerial climate seminar in...
STATEMENT/14/25  25-02-2014 - ''Ende gut, alles gut'': Commissioner Hedegaard welcomes agreement on the car emissions target 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 25 February 2014 The European Commission welcomes the European Parliament's endorsement today of the new target for CO2 emissions from cars. The target of 95g CO2/km in 2021 will further reduce road transport emissions and make a substantial contribution to meeting the EU objective of cutting...
SPEECH/13/944  19-11-2013 - "Commitments – that is ACTIONS – are what matter"   
European Commission - European Commission Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Statement at the opening of the high-level segment of the UN climate conference COP 19 Warsaw, 19 November2013 Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, Mr.
SPEECH/12/904  04-12-2012 - Moving forward together 
European Commission - European Commission Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Moving forward together UN Climate Change conference in Doha, Qatar (COP 18) Doha, 4 December 2012 Mr. President, Ministers, ladies and gentlemen! As we meet here in Doha, the world around us echoes with alarm and despair.
SPEECH/12/798  12-11-2012 - 25th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol 
European Commission - European Commission Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Speech on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol Geneva, 11 November 2012 I would like to thank the Swiss government for the invitation to participate today and to celebrate the 25thanniversary of the Montreal Protocol and its amazing successes.
SPEECH/12/714  10-10-2012 - Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Building a world we like, with a climate we like Campaign launch "A world you like. With a climate you like" London, 8 October 2012 
European Commission - European Commission Good morning and welcome to the launch of our awareness campaign A world you like. With a climate you like. Welcome to you here in London and also to, hopefully, many of you who are following this on the web.
SPEECH/12/610  17-09-2012 - Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Climate change: our common challenge, our common opportunity AMCEN Ministerial meeting in Arusha (Tanzania) Arusha, 14 September 2012 
European Commission - European Commission Thank you to Minister Terezya Huvisa for inviting me to the AMCEN meeting. Thank you to Tanzania for providing this excellent setting. And thank you for allowing me to address this distinguished group of African Ministers.
SPEECH/12/293  23-04-2012 - Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Keynote speech at the opening of the "Metropolitan Solutions Conference 2012" Hannover Messe Hannover, 23 April 2012 
European Commission - Good morning. I'd like to thank Hannover Messe for inviting me to speak today. I also want to congratulate the organisers for choosing Metropolitan Solutions as a guiding theme for this conference and exhibition. Because it is clear that making our cities both low-carbon and resilient to climate change is...
SPEECH/12/208  21-03-2012 - Connie Hedegaard European Commissioner for Climate Action Exchange of views on climate action in the future Cohesion policy Committee on Regional Development (European Parliament) Brussels, 20 March 2011 
European Commission - It is a pleasure to meet with the EP Committee on Regional Development for an exchange of views on climate action in the future Cohesion policy. I want to thank whole-heartedly to Madame Chairman Danuta Huebner for the invitation. Let me start with the wider picture.