SPEECH/16/4201  01-12-2016 - Vice-President Šefčovič at the SET Plan 2016 and at the 10th Central European Conference on Energy Union 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Vice-President Vice-President and at the 10th Central European Conference on Energy Union Bratislava, 1 December 2016 Speech by Vice-President  Šefčovič, in charge of Energy Union, at the opening of the SETPLAN 2016 Energy , in Bratislava Many thanks Alexander (Duleba) and Dušan...
IP/16/3841  19-11-2016 - Marrakech climate conference: world forging ahead on climate action 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 November 2016 The Marrakech climate conference concluded yesterday with concrete results to put the Paris Agreement on climate change into action. Almost 200 countries met in Morocco for the annual UN gathering, against the backdrop of the rapid ratification and entry into force...
IP/16/3589  04-11-2016 - The Commission welcomes entry into force of Paris Agreement ahead of UN climate conference in Marrakech 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 November 2016 The Paris Agreement legally enters into force today; 30 days after the EU's ratification pushed it past the threshold to take effect. The historic event comes less than a year after the landmark agreement was adopted and just days ahead of...
MEMO/16/3590  04-11-2016 - UN climate change conference in Marrakech - questions and answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 November 2016 UN climate change conference in Marrakech - questions and answers 1. Why another climate change conference? Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC[1]) and the Kyoto Protocol[2] meet once a year at high level to discuss how to...
IP/16/3482  03-11-2016 - Commission invests over €220 million in green and low-carbon projects in Member States 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 3 November 2016 A LIFE-line for 144 innovative projects investing for a better environment and climate action. The European Commission has approved an investment package of €222.7 million from the EU budget to support Europe's transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon future.
SPEECH/16/3566  28-10-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Arias Cañete at Eurelectric: Winter [Package] is Coming: Getting the Energy Union Right 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 27 October 2016 Secretary General Berge, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by thanking you for the invitation. Today's event has highlighted some of the key questions we need to answer as we prepare our Winter Package.
IP/16/3533  25-10-2016 - EU demonstrates commitment to developing countries by stepping up climate finance to €17.6 billion 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 The Commission welcomes the European Union's strong commitment to scale-up financing for climate action in developing countries, which showed a significant increase in 2015.
SPEECH/16/3526  24-10-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Arias Cañete at the Business Europe Power Market Event 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 24 October 2016 Director-General Beyrer, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by thanking you for the invitation. I am delighted to be here today at this event that cuts right to the heart of the debate around Europe's future.
IP/16/3326  07-10-2016 - Commission welcomes landmark international agreement to curb aviation emissions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 7 October 2016 Commission welcomes landmark international agreement to curb aviation emissions The European Commission welcomes the landmark agreement reached yesterday by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), with the adoption of a Global Market-Based Measure (GMBM) to reduce international aviation emissions.
SPEECH/16/3342  07-10-2016 - Speech of Vice-President Šefčovič at the Inter-Parliamentary Meeting of the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Copenhagen, 7 October 2016 Dear Martin (Lidegaard), Dear Jeppe (Kofod), Members of Parliament from across Europe, Members of EUFORES and of this distinguished house, the Folketinget, There couldn't be a better timing for our meeting than today: a week after...