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New measures to tackle the energy crisis

EU energy ministers agreed on the content of a Council regulation on enhancing solidarity through better coordination of gas purchases, exchanges of gas across borders and reliable price benchmarks


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Commission sets out guidance to help tackle the energy crisis and make Europe greener and more digital

The Commission has launched the 2023 European Semester cycle of economic policy coordination. The package draws upon the Autumn 2022 Economic Forecast


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Equal Pay Day: Pay Transparency essential to close the EU gender pay gap of 13%

Women in the European Union still continue to earn less than men for equal job, with the average gender pay gap in the EU standing at 13%


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Europe’s heatwaves: How to keep buildings cool sustainably?

The demand for sustainable cooling in buildings is increasing and, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing


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EU greenhouse gas intensity of road transport fuels down by 5.5% since 2010 – further action still necessary

The latest Fuel Quality Report finds that the average greenhouse gas intensity of fuels in the EU's 27 Member States has fallen by 5.5% compared to 2010, decreasing by 1.2 percentage points between 2019 and 2020


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Europe needs to take immediate action to avoid risk of natural gas shortage next year

New IEA analysis identifies a challenging 30 bcm supply-demand gap next summer at key time for refilling EU storage if Russia halts all pipeline deliveries and China’s LNG imports rebound


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Trends and projections: limited rebound in EU emissions amid post-pandemic recovery and energy crisis

Greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption rose in 2021 due mostly to Europe’s post-pandemic recovery, according to the latest ‘Trends and Projections’ report published by the European Environment Agency


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Cities can offer new opportunities for prosumers of renewable energy

Europe’s urban centres offer opportunities for citizens to produce renewable energy as prosumers according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing, published today. Cities can play a key role in Europe’s shift to a low-carbon future. Facilitating urban prosumption can help accelerate this process


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World Energy Outlook 2022 shows the global energy crisis can be a historic turning point towards a cleaner and more secure future

For the first time, global demand for each of the fossil fuels shows a peak or plateau across all WEO scenarios, with Russian exports in particular falling significantly as the world energy order is reshaped


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