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    2020 energy consumption plummets as a result of GDP slump
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    Eurostat data for Final Energy Consumption (FEC) and Primary Energy Consumption (PEC) 2020 are published. As expected, they show a…

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    No reason to celebrate 2020 target achievement
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    The EEA “Trends and Projections 2021” report published earlier this week concludes that all three energy and climate targets for…

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    How to finance Citizen-led Renovation?
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    Throwing money at the problem of slow energy renovations alone won’t solve it. Citizen-led renovation programmes are an approach to…

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    New tools to deliver on energy efficiency targets and potentials – an assessment
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    The Fit for 55 package has the potential to deliver on the EU’s energy efficiency targets while the economic energy…

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    New study on synergies between Effort Sharing & Energy Savings
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    The new 55% climate target will bring major revisions of the EU’s energy and climate laws. Quite opposing policy options…

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    Energy efficiency picked up speed in 2019
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    2019 saw a declining energy demand, according to latest Eurostat data. This happens the second year in a row now…

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    European Commission takes first step towards toxic-free food packaging
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    On Friday 18th December 2020, the European Commission finally kicked off a revision of EU laws on chemicals in food…

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    Stefan Scheuer appointed as CHEM Trust’s Chief EU Policy Advocate
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    Stefan Scheuer will work with CHEM Trust for replacing hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives in his new role as Chief…

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    Stefan Scheuer appointed for second term at Management Board of ECHA 2019-2023
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    The European Commission appointed Stefan Scheuer as the representative of environmental, health and consumer NGOs at the Management Board of…

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    New study exposes exagerated use of tax measures claimed under Article 7 of the EED
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    Several studies have shown that energy and carbon taxes play an important role in many Member States for meeting their…

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