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8 octobre 2020 – Dunkerque : “Rencontres CO2, Industrie et Territoires”

    NEWSLETTER #SEPTEMBRE2020   SAVE THE DATE ! 8 octobre 2020 – Dunkerque : “Rencontres CO2, Industrie et Territoires” 2ème édition Le 8 octobre, Dunkerque accueillera la deuxième édition des “Rencontres CO2, industrie et territoires” – le rendez-vous des acteurs économiques et institutionnels européens engagés dans la réduction et la valorisation des émissions de […]


UMC, questions to Kerstin JORNA, DG (Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs)

What is the Capital Markets Union (CMU) and why is it important? The CMU is the EU’s plan to create a truly single market for capital across the EU. It aims to get investment and savings flowing to the companies and projects that need them across all Member States, benefitting citizens, investors and companies, regardless […]


New financing to boost renewable energy

The European Commission has published today the rules for a new EU Renewable Energy Financing Mechanism, to apply from the start of 2021. This Mechanism will make it easier for Member States to work together to finance and deploy renewable energy projects – either as a host or as a contributing country. The energy generated […]


EU-US, tariffs effective ?

The European Commission today published a proposal for a Council and European Parliament regulation to scrap duties on certain imports to the EU. In return, the United States will reduce its duties on certain EU exports to the U.S. market. This will put into effect the agreement announced by the EU and the U.S. on […]


Trade Ministers, remarks by Valdis Dombrovskis

I look forward to working with ministers in my new capacity. Our dialogue highlighted once again the important role that trade plays in the Union’s wider ambition for a sustainable economic recovery. It must be a key component in making sure we have an economy that works for people. Let me highlight some points from […]


A growth strategy for the European Green Deal by Frans Timmermans

Ten months ago, we presented the European Green Deal. A transformative agenda to combine policies to tackle climate change, to reverse biodiversity loss, and eliminate pollution by moving to a circular economy. But it is more than that. The Green Deal is Europe’s new growth strategy. A strategy where environmental, economic and social sustainability go […]


Commission proposes 55% cut in emissions by 2030

The European Commission presented today its plan to reduce EU greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. This level of ambition for the next decade will put the EU on a balanced pathway to reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The new target is based on a comprehensive Impact Assessment […]


Mrs McGuinness, is she suitable ? MEPs will evaluate.

The European Parliament has set the date for the committee hearings for Mairead McGuinness on 2 October with a confirmatory vote set for 7 October in the EP plenary. The hearings of Mairead McGuinness – Commissioner-designate in charge of financial services, financial stability and the Capital Markets Union – and Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis […]


Single European Sky

Today, the European Commission is proposing an upgrade of the Single European Sky regulatory framework which comes on the heels of the European Green Deal. The objective is to modernise the management of European airspace and to establish more sustainable and efficient flightpaths. This can reduce up to 10% of air transport emissions. The proposal […]


Destination Earth

The objective of the Destination Earth initiative is to develop a very high precision digital model of the Earth to monitor and simulate natural and human activity, and to develop and test scenarios that would enable more sustainable development and support European environmental policies. Destination Earth (DestinE) will contribute to the European Commission’s Digital Strategy. […]