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The European Climate Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of an Advisory Council— an illustrious group of leaders from government, academia, industry and civil society to provide ongoing advice to the CEO and ECF Board on strategic directions and themes. The ECF announced the appointment of the four founding members of the Advisory Council.(…)
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.
The European Climate Foundation is pleased to invite you to a presentation of two new reports laying out options towards a competitive and net-zero heavy industry in Europe, followed by a high-level panel discussion. 25 April 2019, 15.30 – 18.30, Followed by a reception, The Office, Rue d’Arlon 80, Brussels Register here The programme is available(…)
Infrastructure for high amounts of green gas projected to be a third more expensive than for energy efficiency and smart electrification
Building the infrastructure to decarbonise the EU’s energy system by 2050 through large amounts of green gas is projected to be up to 36% more expensive than through energy efficiency and smart electrification, even in European countries with a cold climate, according to “Towards fossil-free energy in 2050” (1), a new report launched today. The(…)
New IPSOS study: European citizens willing to renovate their home but held back by investments to be made
European citizens would be willing to carry out energy renovation in their homes in order to increase their thermal comfort, pay less in energy bills and improve their quality of living. However, most of them are held back by the perceived financial investments to be made (1) as well as by the hassle of organising(…)
Stephen Brenninkmeijer appointed as Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Climate Foundation
December 10, 2018 – The European Climate Foundation announced today the appointment of Stephen Brenninkmeijer as Chair of the Supervisory Board of the organisation. Stephen succeeds Caio Koch-Weser whose statutory mandate has come to an end. Kate Hampton and Jonathan Pershing, who are already serving on the ECF Board, have been appointed as Vice Chairs. Stephen Brenninkmeijer, the newly appointed Chair of(…)
As Europe is currently designing its largest ever research and innovation funding programme, Horizon Europe, this report reveals that Europe’s current climate-related R&I investments are unfit to meet the net-zero challenge.
This is the overall conclusion of “Net-Zero by 2050: From Whether to How”, a new report released today by the ECF and Climact
New report examines lifecycle GHG emissions of EVs in UK – in 2017 and 2030 scenarios