Learn with our infographics how the EU wants to use forests' power to absorb CO2 to fight climate change and offset carbon from the land use sector.
A law to strengthen EU curbs on CO2 emissions from industry, so as to begin delivering on Paris climate accord pledges, was passed by Parliament on Tuesday.
The Effort Sharing Regulation sets national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help the EU meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement.
High-level guests, solemn speeches and a warm applause. All this was present on Tuesday afternoon at the ceremony surrounding Parliament’s historic vote in favour of the Paris climate agreement and the signature paving the way for it to enter into force. Take a look at our slideshow to see how it happened.
Political groups discussed the way forward on climate cooperation with the Governor of California, who earlier also met with Environment and EU-US delegation MEPs, on Wednesday.
Ahead of Wednesday's debate on the US withdrawing from the Paris agreement on climate change, we talked to environment committee chair Adina-Ioana Vălean
Plans to boost greenhouse-gas emission curbs through the EU carbon market (EU ETS) were informally agreed between MEPs and Council Presidency on Thursday.
A historic agreement to tackle climate change was agreed at the COP21 conference in Paris on Saturday. The European Parliament was present at the summit with a delegation made up of 15 MEPs. We asked delegation head Giovanni La Via, an Italian member of the EPP group, what the next steps will be and how Parliament will be involved.
A delegation of 12 MEPs will attend the 23rd UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany, from 14 to 17 November. What is the focus of COP23 after the Paris agreement?
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Three quarters of Europeans want the EU to do more to protect the environment according to a survey. Read more on what Parliament does to fight climate change.
The melting of Arctic ice is unlocking new opportunities in the form of shipping routes and gas and oil stocks, but also increasing tensions and creating risks for the environment. A Parliament report calls for the protection of the Arctic's unique ecosystem and sets out ways to defuse possible tensions. "There is need to avoid the militarisation of the Arctic and respect for international law is essential,"said report co-author Urmas Paet. MEPs debate the report tonight and vote on it tomorrow.