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.
SPEECH/16/1533  22-04-2016 - EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete at the UN Signature Ceremony for the Paris Agreement New York 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] New York, 22 April 2016   *** check against delivery ***   Mr Secretary General, Fellow delegates,          Ladies and gentlemen,   "Men argue, nature acts". Voltaire's prophetic message three centuries ago has proved devastatingly accurate.
IP/16/1485  21-04-2016 - Paris Agreement signing ceremony in New York – the EU calls for swift ratification 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2016 The European Union will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on Friday 22 April in New York. The signing ceremony, convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, follows the adoption of the world's first universal climate change agreement by 195 countries...
SPEECH/16/586  04-03-2016 - EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete on the follow-up to COP21 at the public session of the Environment Council 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 4 March 2016 Speech by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete: follow-up to COP21 at the public session of the Environment Council Ministers, It is a pleasure to address you today following the adoption of the Commission's Communication on the Paris Agreement and its...
SPEECH/16/542  03-03-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Arias Cañete at the 30th meeting of the European Electricity Regulatory Forum, Florence 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Florence, 3 March 2016 President Bortoni, Director Pototschnig, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by welcoming you all to this landmark 30th meeting of the European Electricity Forum.
IP/16/502  02-03-2016 - Climate Action: Europe readies next steps to implement the Paris Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 March 2016 Today, the European Commission presented an assessment of the implications for the European Union of the new global climate agreement adopted in Paris in December 2015.
SPEECH/16/264  08-02-2016 - Speech by EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete at the Bruegel event "How will the Paris agreement impact EU climate and energy policies?" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 8 February 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to be here with you today, speaking at this prestigious institution. Since its opening in 2005, Bruegel has not only become a world reference in economic policy circles; its reports...