Accounting for forestry and agriculture The international LULUCF accounting rules agreed in Durban under the Kyoto Protocol last year fail to account for what the atmosphere sees. The European Commission’s proposal […]
On 4 October the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) passed through its final legislative gate and was adopted by Member States at a Council meeting in Brussels. It is Europe’s first […]
At a press conference on the last day of UN climate talks in Bangkok, Thailand, international experts from NGOs organized in the Climate Action Network (CAN) assessed the Bangkok outcome, […]
The 24 board members of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) finally met in Geneva on August 24th. After a five-month delay, the board met to work out the details of […]
Since the publication by the European Commission of its roadmap for moving to a competitive low-carbon economy in 2050, and subsequently its Energy roadmap 2050, there has been an increasing […]
Will Member States aim for a gold in energy savings? On the evening of 13 June, after months of difficult political negotiations, an agreement was achieved in Brussels on the […]
CAN Europe recommends using half of the auctioning revenues for international climate finance, and the other half for domestic climate finance.
The EU Council, Commission and Parliament agreed a new Directive for Energy Efficiency (the “EED”). It still needs to be formally approved by the Parliament but is expected to go […]