Climate Change

LIFE Clean Energy Transition 2024

Programme for the Environment and Climate Action. LIFE Clean Energy Transition. Calls for Proposals:  Climate Governance and Information (LIFE-2024-SAP-CLIMA-GOV). Deadline: 17.09.2024 Climate Change Mitigation (LIFE-2024-SAP-CLIMA-CCM). Deadline: 17.09.2024 Climate Change Adaptation (LIFE-2024-SAP-CLIMA-CCA). Deadline: 17.09.2024 Clean energy transition plans and strategies in municipalities and regions (LIFE-2024-CET-LOCAL). Deadline: 19.09.2024 One-Stop-Shops - Integrated services for clean energy transition in […]

23 cities awarded with the EU Mission Label for their efforts towards climate-neutrality

Today, the EU Mission Label was awarded to 23 cities part of the EU Mission for Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities, one of the EU Missions under Horizon Europe. The Label recognises the cities' plans to achieve climate-neutrality already by 2030 and aims to facilitate access to public and private funding towards that objective. The first […]

Over €233 million in Strategic Environment and Climate Projects across Europe

Today, the Commission is investing over €233 million in twelve new Strategic Projects across Europe under the LIFE programme to support the implementation of the EU's environmental and climate ambitions under the European Green Deal. These Strategic Projects are expected to mobilise substantial additional funds from other EU sources, including agricultural, structural, regional and research […]

EU invests an additional €2 billion in clean energy infrastructure projects in Member States via the Modernisation Fund

Under the Modernisation Fund, €2.17 billion has been disbursed today to help modernise the energy systems in nine Member States through 19 selected projects. These investments will help lower-income EU countries to meet their 2030 climate and energy targets and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions in energy, industry and transport, and improve energy efficiency. They […]

EU announces €175m financial support to reduce methane emissions at COP28

Climate super-pollutants - including methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, and tropospheric ozone - are responsible for over half of today's warming.  Under the Global Methane Pledge, launched by the EU and the US, more than 150 countries are now  implementing a collective goal of reducing global anthropogenic methane emissions by at least 30% by 2030, from […]

Clean environment and zero pollution. Two Stages

Horizon Europe. Coordination and Support Actions. Clean environment and zero pollution. Call for proposals: Holistic approaches for effective monitoring of water quality in urban areas . HORIZON-CL6-2024-ZEROPOLLUTION-02-1-two-stage Innovative technologies for zero pollution, zero-waste biorefineries. HORIZON-CL6-2024-ZEROPOLLUTION-02-2-two-stage.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services Two Stages

Horizon Europe. Innovation Actions. Biodiversity and ecosystem services. Call for proposals: Demonstrating Nature-based Solutions for the sustainable management of water resources in a changing climate, with special attention to reducing the impacts of extreme droughts. HORIZON-CL6-2024-BIODIV-02-1-two-stage Demonstrating the potential of Nature-based Solutions and the New European Bauhaus to contribute to sustainable, inclusive and resilient living […]

Food systems from primary production to consumption. Two Stages

Horizon Europe. Research and Innovation Actions. Fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food systems from primary production to consumption. Call for proposals: Increasing the availability and use of non-contentious inputs in organic farming. HORIZON-CL6-2024-FARM2FORK-02-1-two-stage Sustainable organic food innovation labs: reinforcing the entire value chain. HORIZON-CL6-2024-FARM2FORK-02-2-two-stage Tools to increase the effectiveness of EU import controls for plant health. […]

Food systems from primary production to consumption

Horizon Europe. Research and Innovation Actions. Fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food systems from primary production to consumption. Call for proposals: Agro-pastoral/outdoor livestock systems and wildlife management. HORIZON-CL6-2024-FARM2FORK-01-1 New healthy and sustainable food products and processes. HORIZON-CL6-2024-FARM2FORK-01-2 Thematic network tackling food fraud by translating research and innovation into practice. HORIZON-CL6-2024-FARM2FORK-01-3 Climate change and food safety: effects […]

Ten European cities awarded with EU Mission Label for their plans to reach climate-neutrality by 2030

Today, ten European cities were awarded the Label of the EU Mission for Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities, one of the EU Missions in Horizon Europe. The EU Mission Label is an important milestone as it recognises the cities' plans to achieve climate-neutrality already by 2030 and aims to facilitate access to public and private funding […]

Regulation Carbon Border Adjustment mechanism

Regulation 2023/956 of 10 May 2023 establishing a carbon border adjustment mechanism

Regulation Social Climate Fund

Regulation 2023/955 of 10 May 2023 establishing a Social Climate Fund and amending Regulation 2021/1060