The EU's emissions trading system (ETS) aims to reduce the industry's carbon emissions. Discover how it works and why a reform is needed.
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.
The Effort Sharing Regulation sets national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help the EU meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement.
Climate change is already having wide-ranging consequences for human health, the environment and economies across Europe. Check out our map to learn more.
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 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.
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?
Find out the key facts and statistics about climate change in Europe: regional impact, top emitters, the reduction of greenhouse gases and more.
The EU has set out ambitious targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Check out our infographics to find out about the progress it is making.
Fighting climate change is a priority for the Parliament. Below you will find details of the solutions the EU and the Parliament are working on.
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.
To reduce car emissions MEPs proposed tougher CO2 limits on cars and a new target for rolling-out e-cars on 3 October. Here’s what you should know the plans.
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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.
Check out our infographic containing a timeline listing milestones and key initiatives in the global fight against climate change.