The greatest challenge of the Fit for 55 package is to guarantee that each Member State will benefit from the energy transition. That's why the Commission launched the Social Climate Fund. However, vulnerable categories risk to fall under extra pressure.
Slovenia, as the presiding country of the Council of the European Union, has organised an Informal Meeting of Competitiveness Ministers to discuss how to create a circular, creative and smart future using textile and energy-intensive industries in the European Union as a template.
Eastern Partnership Countries are making progress towards a low-carbon future, committing to support the ambitious EU's goals. Still many challenges remain, especially related to energy efficiency and regulatory framework.
Naftogaz has joined the UN Global Compact as a participant. This new commitment will see the company align with the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact, work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and report on their execution.
Smart cities can play a central role to accelerate progress towards clean, low-carbon, resilient and inclusive energy systems. This idea was recognised by climate and energy ministers from G20 nations who have met under the presidency of Italy in Naples.
Slovenia - holding the presidency of the EU Council in the second half of 2021 - hosted an informal meeting of environment and climate change ministers to discuss the recently published legislative package Fit for 55.
Governments worldwide are deploying an unprecedented amount of fiscal support aimed at stabilising and rebuilding their economies, but only about 2% of this spending has been allocated to curb CO2 emissions, according to the IEA.
Croatia has joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA), creating the conditions to stop the use of coal in the production of electricity, something that can happen before the expiration of the license for the operation of Plomin II.
Under the slogan Together. Resilient. Europe., Slovenia has assumed the presidency of the EU Council for the next six months. A crucial moment under an energy perspective, with the Fit for 55 package expected to be adopted this month and a series of directives’ revisions.
Poland’s region of Eastern Wielkopolska is the first Polish member of the Powering Past Coal Alliance, a coalition of over 120 countries, local governments and companies working to accelerate the transition from unabated coal power generation.
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