Tag: The European Parliament (19 articles)

Regulation   |   15 May, 2023 at 10:03 AM

EP backs new rules for sustainable, durable products and no greenwashing

The European Parliament supports sustainable and sustainable products, without ecological misinformation. The EP specifies that general and unproven claims related to the environment should be prohibited and that the lifetime of products should not be limited from the design stage. The European Parliament also specifies that a product should be able to work well even with spare parts and consumables manufactured by a different manufacturer.

Regulation   |   19 April, 2023 at 5:04 PM

EP adopts new law to fight global deforestation

The European Parliament adopts new law to fight global deforestation. An area larger than the EU was lost to deforestation between 1990 and 2020, with EU consumption causing around 10% of losses. The new law is the key to the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss.

Regulation   |   18 April, 2023 at 4:07 PM

EP adopts key laws to reach 2030 climate target

The EP adopts key laws to achieve the 2030 climate goal. Free allowances under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will be phased out in 2026. GHG emissions in the ETS sectors must be cut by 62% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels.

Regulation   |   14 March, 2023 at 2:51 PM

EP adopts new carbon sinks goal

The European Parliament adopts a new carbon sink goal that increases the EU 2030 climate ambition. The new law raises the EU carbon sink target for the land use and forestry sector, which should reduce greenhouse gases in the EU in 2030 by up to 57% compared to 1990.

Regulation   |   12 March, 2023 at 9:31 AM

EU agrees on stronger rules to boost energy efficiency

The European Parliament and the European Council reached a new agreement on reforming and consolidating the EU Directive on energy efficiency. The agreement sets an EU energy efficiency target of 11.7% for 2030 and requires EU member states to collectively ensure a further reduction in final and primary energy consumption.