SPEECH/16/3263  30-09-2016 - Speaking points by Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete on the ratification of the Paris agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 30 September 2016 Press Conference, Extraordinary Environment Council   Firstly, I would like to thank László and the Slovak Presidency for convening this extraordinary meeting of the Environment Council. This is indeed an extraordinary day. A historic day.
STATEMENT/16/3265  30-09-2016 - Ministers approve EU ratification of Paris Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 30 September 2016 In a historic move, EU ministers today approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union. The decision was reached at an extraordinary meeting of the Environment Council in Brussels.
IP/16/2545  20-07-2016 - Energy Union and Climate Action: Driving Europe’s transition to a low-carbon economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 July 2016 The Commission today presents a package of measures to accelerate the transition to low-carbon emissions in all sectors of the economy in Europe. The Commission is working to keep the EU competitive as the global social economic model changes following the...
MEMO/16/2499  20-07-2016 - Factsheet on the Commission's proposal on binding greenhouse gas emission reductions for Member States (2021-2030) 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 July 2016 Questions and answers 1. Clear rules for the modernisation of a low-carbon economy in Europe The collective efforts of all Member States will be required to modernise the economy and ensure a successful transition to a low-carbon economy.
MEMO/16/2497  20-07-2016 - A European Strategy for low-emission mobility 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 July 2016 Questions and answers The global shift towards low-carbon, circular economy has started and its pace is accelerating. To ensure Europe stays competitive and will be able to respond to the increasing mobility needs of people and goods, the Commission's low-emission mobility...
MEMO/16/2496  20-07-2016 - Proposal to integrate the land use sector into the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Framework 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 July 2016 Questions and answers A robust climate policy framework is a key element of the EU's Energy Union and a successful transition to a low-carbon economy. This is a necessary shift that will require a contribution from all sectors of the economy.
IP/16/2247  22-06-2016 - EU Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors launch largest global coalition of cities committed to fighting climate change 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy will combine efforts and leadership to accelerate climate action at the local level worldwide. Today, the world’s two primary city-led climate change and energy initiatives, the EU Covenant of Mayors and the Compact...
MEMO/16/2195  14-06-2016 - The Investment Plan for Europe and Energy: making the Energy Union a reality 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 14 June 2016 Energy efficiency, renewables, smart grids: with 24 financed projects and 29% of the available funding channelled into the energy sector, the Investment Plan For Europe is driving the Commission's goal of building an Energy Union forward.
IP/16/2067  10-06-2016 - Climate Action: EU prepares the way for a quick ratification of Paris Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 June 2016 The European Commission today presented a proposal for the European Union to ratify the Paris Agreement, the world's first universal, legally binding deal to tackle climate change.
MEMO/16/1861  20-05-2016 - The G7 Summit in Japan on 26 and 27 May 2016: the European Union’s role and actions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 May 2016 This year, the G7 summit will take place from 26 to 27 May in Ise-Shima (Japan). The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk.