Event date: 12/09/2019
The policies of the EU on climate and energy are described, as well as the challenges that must be faced in order to achieve the Paris Agreement target of keeping the increase in global temperature well below 2°C and to pursue efforts to achieve 1.5°C.
The EU faces major challenges from the increased threats of climate change, with serious consequences in the energy sector, where urgent issues are arising concerning the national production mix of each Member State. The renewable energy share needs to be increased, and energy efficiency needs to be improved.
During the plenary session (9-12 March 2020), MEPs discuss their expectations regarding upcoming Commission proposals on the climate law.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg visits Parliament on Wednesday to discuss climate laws and targets with MEPs, during the environment and public health com
MEPs discuss the ongoing bushfires in Australia, along with other extreme weather events resulting from climate change
Vote during a meeting of the EP Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and statement by Peter LIESE (EPP,DE),rapporteur
MEPs discuss the ongoing climate and biodiversity crisis with Council and Commission
MEPs debate on the situation and destruction of forests worldwide, as well as in the EU
Debate on Union's common position ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit in New York
MEPs debate the situation and destruction of forests worldwide, as well as in the EU