studie
01/10/2019 - 00:00

Circular material use can minimise waste and resource extraction, improve resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to conserving biodiversity. However, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA) report, circular economy initiatives in Europe are still at an early stage and would benefit from more investments in upscaling promising innovations and in monitoring progress towards circularity. 

studie
24/09/2019 - 00:00

Incentives to promote fuel-efficient cars have not always resulted in expected emission reductions, due to the growing gap between real-world and type approval emissions. However, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing, incentives that boost the uptake of electric vehicles considerably reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions. 

nieuws
04/09/2019 - 00:00

Crop and livestock production is projected to decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions due to the increased negative impacts of climate change, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today. The study says that adapting to climate change must be made a top priority for the European Union’s agriculture sector if it is to improve resilience to extreme events like droughts, heatwaves and floods. 

nieuws
24/06/2019 - 00:00

According to provisional data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 grammes of CO2 per kilometre. For the first time, the average CO2 emissions from new vans also increased. Manufacturers will have to reduce emissions of their fleet significantly to meet the upcoming 2020 and 2021 targets. 

nieuws
04/06/2019 - 00:00

Vanaf dinsdag 4 juni krijgt iedereen in ons land de kans om deel te nemen aan een online enquête in het kader van het Nationaal Klimaat- en Energieontwerpplan. Het gaat om een vragenlijst die is opgesteld door de Vlaamse, Waalse, Brusselse en federale verantwoordelijken voor klimaat en energie.

nieuws
15/04/2019 - 00:00

On 9 July 2018, as part of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package, new rules for energy performance in buildings came into force.

nieuws
15/04/2019 - 00:00

The Council of Ministers agreed on CO2 emission standards for new cars and vans in the EU for the period after 2020. In 2030, emissions from new cars will have to be 37.5% lower and emissions from new vans 31% lower, compared to 2021.

nieuws
29/03/2019 - 00:00

De Vlaamse regering gaat 75 miljoen euro extra besteden aan energie- en klimaatmaatregelen. Daarnaast gaat ze een aantal eerder besliste maatregelen versneld uitvoeren. Er komt ook een opvolgpanel dat zal nagaan in welke mate de maatregelen zijn uitgevoerd en ook bijdragen aan een gezonder klimaat. 

nieuws
15/03/2019 - 00:00

Het allereerste grootschalig industrieel stoomnetwerk in de haven van Antwerpen, ECLUSE, is operationeel. ECLUSE levert stoom die ontstaat bij de verbranding van afvalstoffen aan een zestal chemische bedrijven in de haven.

nieuws
15/03/2019 - 00:00

De EU gaat drastische maatregelen nemen om schadelijke CO2-uitstoot te verminderen.