National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) represent an opportunity for EU Member States to chart their next steps on the road to a climate-secure future and to reap the economic and social benefits which come with that.
If supported by the right policy framework, industries can contribute their share to the net-zero emissions by 2050 and remain competitive. In addition, a more circular economy can cut emissions from heavy industry by 56% by 2050.
Scenarios integrating power, road transport and residential heating sectors across Europe with a wide range of zero-carbon technologies and energy carriers can come with socio-economic benefits.
Opinion poll – European elections: Big majority of potential voters want political parties to tackle global warming
A new Ipsos MORI survey carried out with potential voters across 11 European countries also reveals that environment protection and European leadership on climate action are also key issues for a large majority of potential voters across EU11.
Laurence Tubiana, ECF CEO and key architect of the landmark Paris Agreement listed in the World’s 100 most influential people in Climate Policy in 2019
At a time when young people everywhere are marching to demand action on climate, it’s more important than ever to celebrate and support those with the most power to act: the people influencing policy.
The European Climate Foundation has been awarded a donation after a competitive call for proposals organised by the Nationale Postcode Loterij. The good news was announced during the annual Goed Geld Gala 2019 on Monday 4 March.