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French President Hollande in Philippines to promote fight against climate change

AFP, February 26, 2015

MANILA (AFP) - President Francois Hollande arrived in the Philippines on Thursday, accompanied by two of France's leading actresses, to promote the fight against climate change ahead of a crucial summit of world leaders.

EU unveils vast plan to merge 28 energy markets

AP, February 25, 2015

By LORNE COOK

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive has unveiled a vast plan to boost coordination between the EU's 28 national energy markets to wean Europe off unstable Russian gas supplies and provide cheaper energy for consumers.

European Parliament hopes to revive carbon market in 2019

EurActiv, February 25, 2015

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has called for the withdrawal of 1.7 billion carbon quotas in 2019. This proposal must be negotiated in the Council before being adopted. EurActiv France reports

Europe releases vision for Paris climate change deal

RTCC, February 25, 2015

By Ed King

Brussels climate chief Canete says US and China must follow EU and reveal commitments to a 2015 UN pact

EU Development Year puts fair consumption in the spotlight

EurActiv, February 24, 2015

Germany and the European Commission officially kicked-off the European Year for Development 2015 with the clear message that, even in the age of globalisation, industrialised countries can also stand to benefit from good living conditions in the rest of the world.EurActiv Germany reports.

EU wants Paris climate deal to cut carbon emissions 60% by 2050

Guardian, February 23, 2015

Arthur Neslen in Brussels

A major UN climate summit in Paris later this year should call on countries to make tough carbon cuts to avoid dangerous global warming, EU document says

French President to tackle climate change, security on visit to the Philippines

RFI, February 22, 2015

French President François Hollande and his Philippines counterpart Benigno Aquino are to discuss climate change and international terrorism when they meet later this week, a spokesman said Sunday.

Climate change is not just an environmental issue

Guardian, February 21, 2015

Ed Miliband

Tackling global warming is not just a global responsibility, argues the leader of the Labour party, it’s an economic necessity for Britain

Strong market stability reserve a step towards green growth

EurActiv, February 20, 2015

Let’s get the facts straight ahead of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee vote on the creation of a market stability reserve mechanism in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), writes Wendel Trio.

G20 climate pledges likely to determine success of Paris summit

RTCC, February 18, 2015

By Ed King

INTERVIEW: Commitment from handful of major economies to addressing global warming is critical, says top EU official