Tag Archive for 'European Commissioner for Climate Action'

Doha Climate Conference looks to new global climate deal in 2015

December 10th, 2012 by European Commission

The European Union has welcomed the outcome of the Doha climate conference which lays the basis for more ambitious international action against climate change in the short term, paves the way for a new global climate agreement to be finalised in 2015, and enables a second period of the Kyoto Protocol to start on 1 […]

Growing list of European airports addressing their carbon footprint

February 1st, 2012 by Airports Council International

With the inclusion of the airline industry into the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme from 1 January 2012, ACI EUROPE has released an update on its flagship climate change initiative, Airport Carbon Accreditation, detailing the progress made by airports in lowering their own CO2 emissions. As of the 31 January 2012, some 55 airports in Europe […]