IP/14/449  16-04-2014 - Climate change: Commission refers Poland to Court for failure to comply with EU laws on fluorinated greenhouse gases 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 The European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to notify to the Commission what penalties have been put in place in case the EU rules for companies and personnel undertaking certain activities with fluorinated...
MEMO/14/293  16-04-2014 - April infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2014 April April In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
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...
MEMO/14/200  19-03-2014 - European Commission joins forces with European cities to tackle climate change 
European Commission - MEMO Brussels, 19 March 2014 European Commission On 19 March European Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will launch Mayors Adapt, a new initiative that inspires cities to take action to tackle climate change.
MEMO/14/164  07-03-2014 - Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 11 March 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 7 March 2014 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Brussels on 11 March at 10.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Michel Barnier, Commissioner...
IP/14/201  03-03-2014 - Turn to climate action for a job-rich economic recovery, Europeans say 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 March 2014 Four out of five people in the European Union recognise that fighting climate change and using energy more efficiently can boost the economy and employment, according to a special Eurobarometer opinion poll on climate change published today.
MEMO/14/142  28-02-2014 - Preparation Environment Council, 03 March 2014 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 February 2014 The first formal Environment Council under the Greek Presidency will be held in Brussels on 3 March. Environment Commissioner Janez Poto─Źnik, Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard and Health Commissioner Tonio Borg will represent the European Commission.
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...
IP/14/118  06-02-2014 - Future of Europe debate: Commissioner Hedegaard talks with citizens in Copenhagen 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 February 2014 The future of Europe, climate action and strengthening citizen involvement in EU affairs are among the topics to be discussed with Connie Hedegaard, Commissioner for Climate Action, at the 43rd Citizens' Dialogue.
IP/14/54  22-01-2014 - 2030 climate and energy goals for a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 January 2014 A reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% below the 1990 level, an EU-wide binding target for renewable energy of at least 27%, renewed ambitions for energy efficiency policies, a new governance system and a set of new indicators to ensure...