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REPORT: Paris Pact Payoff: Speeding up the green transition for socio-economic co-benefits

REPORT: Paris Pact Payoff: Speeding up the green transition for socio-economic co-benefits

The new report “Paris Pact Payoff: Speeding up the green transition for socio-economic co-benefits”, brings convincing arguments that climate action is not just necessary, but economically rational. Protecting people and the planet from the devastating impacts of dangerous climate change is a moral duty, as well as a pragmatic choice.

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PRESS RELEASE: Ambitious National Energy and Climate Plans urgently needed

PRESS RELEASE: Ambitious National Energy and Climate Plans urgently needed

Tomorrow, 30 June, marks the official deadline for EU countries to submit their updated draft National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) to the European Commission. These plans will reveal their new contributions to the EU 2030 climate and energy targets and the policies that lead there. As of now, unless there is a massive last-minute submission tomorrow, many countries will not respect this deadline...

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NECPs Awards Summary – Climate and energy measures implemented in Europe

NECPs Awards Summary – Climate and energy measures implemented in Europe

Change is underway, with renewables flourishingand demand for fossil gas declining, while coal has no future in sight.
National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) are the right opportunity to push the fast-forward button and accelerate climate action and energy transition. Inspiring stories from all over Europe showcase how this can be done through national action...

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Public participation in NECPs: Evidence of weak & uneven compliance

Public participation in NECPs: Evidence of weak & uneven compliance

Planning the fundamental reforms that will directly affect the ways of life of millions of European citizens cannot take place in an ivory tower. Given the scale and pace of climate action that is required, citizens and stakeholders must be consulted and participate meaningfully in the elaboration of NECPs – or else society will not consent to the proposed measures.

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We have to substantially change the way we produce and consume energy, build and renovate buildings, move around, transport goods, handle our waste and produce food. The National Energy and Climate Plans touch upon policies and measures related to almost every aspect of life and economy. To curb greenhouse gas emissions in line with the 1.5°C limit is an enormous task ahead, that requires an unprecedented level of action – for which NECPs should pave the way.

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Heat our homes, not our planet

Here's how we get to the 1.5°C goal

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