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Event 20.06.18| Towards a thriving industry in a net-zero emissions Europe

How to align Europe’s resource and energy-intensive industries with the Paris Agreement? By the time of COP24 at the end of this year, the European Commission is committed to publish a long-term climate vision and strategy that will ensure the EU’s policies are in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement. A crucial element of this(…)

Net-Zero 2050

Net-Zero 2050

A vision and evidence base for the transition to net-zero emission societies in Europe and beyond, by mid-century at the latest.

Event 24.04.18 | Bringing Paris Home: Net-Zero Emissions in the EU

As discussions about the EU’s mid-century decarbonisation strategy gather pace, the European Climate Foundation is pleased to invite you to an afternoon conference to explore what delivering the Paris Agreement means for Europe. Thursday 24 May 2018 15.00-17.30 Concert Noble, Rue d’Arlon, 82, 1000 Brussels The event seeks to help ensure the 2050 discussion gets off(…)

2017 Key Publications

2017 Key Publications

Expect the unexpected: The disruptive power of low-carbon technology Carbon Tracker, Grantham Institute at Imperial College London, Feb-17 Renovons! Le scénario CLER, Feb-17 Alternatives to heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental tradeoffs ICCT, Apr-17 Green Conservatives? Understanding what Conservatives think about the environment Bright Blue, Apr-17 Europe’s coal-fired power plants: Rough(…)

New French study reveals hidden potential of electric vehicles

Electric vehicles have lower global warming potential than combustion vehicles on their overall life-cycle. Il could still be drastically reduced depending France’s energy choices by 2030 Improving the environmental impacts of batteries will help meet the Paris Climate Agreement objectives Vehicle to grid and second life batteries will accelerate the deployment of renewables and ensure(…)