Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 December 2013 European Today, the Council's Committee of Permanent Representatives has endorsed an agreement reached between the institutions on the Commission's proposal to significantly reduce emissions of fluorinated gases (F-gases). FULL ARTICLE AT EUROPA
Xinhua: The world is on track to reach a new deal on climate change in 2015 and China's efforts in carbon emission cuts are "encouraging", the European Union's top climate official said in a recent interview with Xinhua ... FULL ARTICLE AT EcoEarth
Catastrophic losses due to climate change are happening now, and the only way to avert future damage is by cutting carbon use "'If we want technology – I like driving my vehicle; I like the thermostat rather than chopping wood – we ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
After another U.N. climate conference gave only modest results, European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard says the process needs to provide a "substantial answer" to global warming in two years to remain relevant.Even if it succeeds, it's worth ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Lexington Herald-Leader
Connie Hedegaard (born 15 September 1960) is a Danish politician and public intellectual who has been European Commissioner for Climate Action in the (second Barroso) European Commission since 10 February 2010.
On behalf of Denmark, she hosted the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen 2009. She was Danish Minister for Climate and Energy from 23 November 2007 as a member of the Cabinet of... Full Article At Wikipedia.org