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Reaching climate neutrality by 2050 is not a pipe dream!

It is our task to support our businesses and citizens to make this transition a success for everyone.

We already had the opportunity to discuss this law in July at the informal Council and things have been moving since then. The presidency has been very active in bringing things to the Council, having first debates about this. But of course, this is a very comprehensive approach. I don’t think we have ever presented […]


How to counter rising energy prices

By Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy

One week ago, I said that we should not underestimate the impact of this price spike. Our immediate priority as the European Union is to help Member States take short-term coordinated action, protecting the most vulnerable citizens and the competitiveness of companies. We must also mobilise our Single Market and our common policy levers to […]


Making our energy system fit for our climate targets

Questions and answer to Mme. Mechthild WORSDORFER, Deputy DG, DG ENERGY of the Commission

How will renewable energy and energy efficiency contribute to the EU’s 2030 target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55%? The energy sector accounts for 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions. Saving energy through energy efficiency measures and the massive scale up of renewable energy are key to decarbonising the economy […]


Fit for 55: the core pillars of our transport proposals

By Adina Vălean, European Commissioner for Transport

The package adopted on 14 July is ambitious, wide-ranging and impacts transport and its future from multiple angles. Against this backdrop we have included three proposals dedicated to work as the industrial backbone of the Fit for 55. More recharging infrastructure, technology neutral carbon intensity reductions and boosting alternative fuels markets through demand side measures are the core pillars of […]


Sustainable Investment

Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of an Economy that works for People

With COP26 approaching fast, the world will look to governments for leadership. People expect us to do what it takes to meet the challenges that affect every person and country on the planet. The EU has been spearheading the global fight against climate change. We are committed to the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, to […]


The Enlit Europe 2021 Summit

Enlit Europe is here, to light a spark and to fuel change for the future of our industry and our world.

Join us from 30 November to 2 December for 2021’s biggest and first end-to-end conference and exhibition for energy professionals. Don’t be a bystander in the energy transition: be a participant. We look forward to welcoming you.     At Enlit Europe you will meet the people you most need to know – and those […]


Vice-President Josep Borrell first visit to Doha

The EU will open a Delegation in Doha to underline the very good bilateral relations on important global issues.

This is my first visit to Doha as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. I am very thankful for having had the opportunity of meeting with His Highness, the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and I just had a good meeting with my friend the […]


La Coupe du monde de football 2022 aura lieu au Qatar !

Cessons les débats stériles et laissons une chance au Qatar

La Coupe du monde de football 2022 aura lieu au Qatar ! Tout a été dit et reproché à Doha : le climat, la corruption, les droits de l’Homme, l’empreinte écologique. La durabilité est au cœur de la planification de la Coupe du monde 2022. L’un des huit stades est entièrement recyclable et démontable, une première pour un événement sportif majeur. […]


Changement climatique & innovation : captage, stockage et valorisation du CO2 (CCUS)

Lignes politiques par Johan Van Overtveldt, Député Européen (ECR/N-VA)- Président du Comité BUG

Avant propos de Monsieur Johan Van Overtveldt, Député Européen (ECR/N-VA)- Président du Comité BUG en prémisse de notre interview : Le changement climatique est un défi collectif. Mon parti préconise et appuie une transition durable qui favorise la compétitivité et le bien-être. Nous croyons fermement que nous devons réaliser les transitions nécessaires dans un scénario de croissance. Nous […]


L’hydrogène propre, le chaînon manquant pour décarboner l’ensemble du secteur des transports (énergie)

Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU)

2020 est une année historique pour l’hydrogène. Avec le lancement de la stratégie européenne pour l’hydrogène le 8 juillet 2020 et la création d’une alliance pour l’hydrogène propre dirigée par l’industrie, l’Europe a incontestablement renforcé son leadership mondial dans le domaine de l’hydrogène. L’énorme soutien politique en faveur des technologies de l’hydrogène, visible dans les […]