COP21

Binding greenhouse gas emission reductions for Member States (2021-2030)

TweetThe European Commission (EC) proposed the effort sharing list to reduce greenhouse gas emissions targets for Member States from 2021-2030 for the transport, buildings, agriculture, waste, land-use and forestry sectors, […]

Energy mix in the EU after COP21

TweetThe time has come to make the Paris Agreement real. Renewables are the clear option in the new energy mix. Even in the face of difficulties, the EU should not […]

Paris Agreement marches forward towards implementation

TweetThis April saw the launch of the one-year period for national governments to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change reached at the COP 21 in Paris, the final stage […]

Global response to Laudato si’

TweetThe Encyclical Laudato si’ by Pope Francis published in June has had an amazing effect beyond the boundaries of the Catholic Church. Politicians, scientists, academics and representatives of a large […]

Making concrete the EU commitment on climate change

TweetThe environment ministers of the EU confirmed the proposal for COP21 to reduce emissions at least by 40% by 2030, and to reduce 80-95% in 2050 compared with 1990 In […]

EU Commissioner Cañete: “The call of Pope Francis to combat climate change could not be more timely”

TweetThe Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, talks about challenges facing the EU as regards these matters and the contribution for the COP21 in Paris next December. There […]

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

TweetCIDSE is an international alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations working together for global justice. Caritas Internationalis is a network comprising 165 organisations. It works for a world of peace, […]

Adaptation or needed resilience

TweetThe impact of climate change will become more intense and its effects will be irreversible. We will have to adapt to new physical and climatic conditions. This article is the […]

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