There is a double urgency to transform Europe’s energy system: reducing EU dependance on fossil fuel imports and tackling the climate crisis. EU has important objectives on climate change and the current tensions on energy market suggest to accelerate measures on energy savings, diversification of suppliers, renewables and to replace fossil fuels consumption in industry […]
Category: Climate Change
On 15 December 2020, the European Commission adopted a proposal to revise the 2013 regulation on trans-European networks in energy (TEN-E). Revision of the TEN-E Regulation: EU guidelines for new energy infrastructure
The New European Bauhaus is a European Commission initiative, which links the sustainability, aesthetics and inclusion dimensions of building design. The European Commission launched an initiative last September to link the sustainability, aesthetics and inclusion dimensions of building design. Now we are in the heart of the initiative: projects, funds, prizes and new ideas are […]
In a passionate speech delivered recently at Columbia University in New York, the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, described the fight against… Climate action: The way ahead
On 10 and 11 December, EU leaders met in Brussels for the last European Council of the year. This year they already met 10 times, in regular, special and videoconference meetings, essentially for urgent matters related to the pandemic. Here all the conclusions. This time, they discussed a very long and sensitive agenda. In particular: […]
Young people protest. Governments are concerned. The costs: million deaths, trillion dollars or euros payed.