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EU, China, others team up to coordinate ‘green’ investment financing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The European Union, China, India and several other countries teamed up on Friday to coordinate rules and standards for trillions of dollars of private and public “green” investment needed over decades to prevent irreversible climate change. The initiative, called the...

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EU, India to jointly invest Rs 323 crore on 7 water projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

The European Union and India on Thursday decided to jointly invest Rs 323 crore on seven projects over four years to find affordable solutions to improving drinking water quality and boosting waste water management in the country. Around 130 entities will be part of these...

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EU may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025....

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European utilities urge EU to raise green energy targets

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 8, 2017

Some of Europe's top utilities have called the EU's green energy targets unambitious, urging the bar to be raised in the fight against climate change, a letter seen by Reuters on Monday said....

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EU split on carbon market reform ahead of U.N. climate change talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 9, 2017

Splits among European Union policymakers over carbon market reforms could foil attempts next week to reach a deal ahead of United Nations climate talks in November, EU sources said....

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EU unveils power market reform, energy efficiency target

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2016

The European Commission unveiled a reform of Europe's power grid after 2020 on Wednesday, proposing to cut energy waste, better integrate renewables and phase out subsidies for coal-fired...

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India, EU stress need for global pact on climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 15, 2014

India and the European Union Friday stressed the need for a global agreement on climate change at the UN Conference in Paris next year. During their meeting, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and European Union Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard discussed...

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Costs of Stricter CO2 Goal for EU Nations Drop, Study Shows

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 1, 2012

The costs of tightening the European Union’s carbon-reduction targets are smaller than previously estimated, an analysis by the EU regulatory arm showed.

The bill for moving to a 30 percent emissions-reduction target in 2020 from the current goal of cutting...

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