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The social aspect of the Fit for 55 package

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.

The role of textile and energy-intensive industries to create a circular, creative and smart future

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 participate in the energy transition

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 further commits towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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.

IEA: smart cities are key for a carbon-neutral future

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.

Environment ministers discuss Fit for 55 package in Slovenia

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.

IEA: CO2 emissions are set to climb to record levels in 2023

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.

ČEZ Group’s successes in reducing emissions and increasing renewables

The annual reduction of greenhouse gas emissions has been a tradition at the ČEZ Group for several years and last year it succeeded in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases by 15%.

Carbon neutrality in the Energy Community: recommendations on how to set up long-term strategies

While a growing number of countries are announcing their 2050 climate neutrality pledges, the Green Policy Center finds that concrete long-term plans of action are still to be made.

Croatia joins the PPCA creating the conditions to stop using coal in the production of electricity

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.

Slovenia’s energy programme for the next 6 months

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.

Eastern Wielkopolska first Polish member of the Powering Past Coal Alliance

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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