Connie Hedegaard

Type: Person
Name: Connie Hedegaard
Title: EU Comissioner - Climate Action (27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Date of Birth: 1960-09-15
Nationality: Denmark
Fact Sheet: Biography for Connie Hedegaard
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Telling ‘Noble Lies’ About Climate Change Will Backfire

Over the past twenty years, we’ve been subjected to a barrage of catastrophic climate change forecasts, prophecies that would put Moses to shame. Coastal communities will be submerged due to rapid sea-level rise caused by soaring temperatures and glacier ... [Published Pajamas Media - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine Says, Give Us Renewable Energy, Not Natural Gas

04/18/2014SustainableBusiness.com NewsAs the US rushes to approve liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants for exports to Europe and Ukraine, is there another way to get them the energy they need?Ukrainian officials think so - hey, remember renewable energ ... [Published Sustainable Business - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

UN Panel: Still Time to Avert Worst Of Climate Change, but World Must Act

April 14 --The worst global effects from climate change can still be averted but only if countries act quickly, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.The IPCC's summary report on greenhouse gas emissions, released ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

UN report calls for 'technological change' on global warming

BRUSSELS - International climate scientists warn the world must shift away from fossil intensive energy production amid recent proposals by the European Commission to phase out subsidies for renewables."The report is clear: the more you wait, the more ... [Published EUobserver - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

UN: Radical action needed to avert climate catastrophe

IPCC warns swift transition to renewables needed to avoid dangerous temperature rise, but changes are affordableSource: Theis Kofoed HjorthBy Sophie YeoAvoiding catastrophic climate change is still within reach, but it will require a massive shift to ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

EU throws down gauntlet to big emitters

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (left) and EU commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship AntonioTajani (right) give a joint press conference on January 22,2014. — AFP pic BRUSSELS, April 13 — European Climate Commissioner Connie ... [Published Malay Mail - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine spur to EU to change energy policy?

Connie Hedegaard, European commissioner for climate action, says the Ukraine crisis has reinforced the need for alternative energiy in Europe, as energy dependence has both economic and political implications. ... [Published CNBC - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Commissioner Hedegaard to visit US

Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will visit the United States  from 7 to 11 April.The main areas for discussion include the development of domestic climate policies and the 2015 global climate change agreement. The meetings will take stock ... [Published New Europe - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

EU fails to curb aviation emissions

MEPs voted in favor of a watered down deal on aviation emissions on 3 April, after the EU Commission backed down from its own proposal a day before.With 458 votes in favour, on 3 April, MEPs backed a highly criticised deal reached last month with member ... [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

EU Commissioner wants Hasina to engage in climate diplomacy

-- AFP file photoEuropean Union (EU) Commissioner for Climate Change Connie Hedegaard has said they expect that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would use her high-profile climate diplomacy initiatives to play an effective role in the Climate Change Summit ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hasina role crucial to climate summit

The EuropeanCommissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, said this at a meeting withforeign minister AH Mahmood Ali in Brussels on Wednesday.A Bangladeshforeign ministry media release said Ali met Hedegaard against the backdrop of anInter-governmental ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

UN scientists warn of menacing climate change

(AFP) - A stark warning by UN scientists of menacing climate change prompted demands Monday for urgent action to curb greenhouse-gas emissions even as a global pact remained elusive.Scientists, politicians, envoys and green groups united in calls for ... [Published Haveeru Daily Online - Apr 01 2014]

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European Union Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "the report is clear: there really is no plan b for climate change. there is only plan a: collective action to reduce emissions now."
...Addressing MEPs, the EU's Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said "the commission would of course have preferred and fought for a higher level of ambition.... it would've been better for europe's self-respect and reputation and even more important, for the climate. but we are where we are" . The ETS was originally set up in 2005 to cover factories and other land-based emitters of CO2, but was extended to cover aircraft in January 2012...

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Ukraine Says, Give Us Renewable Energy, Not Nat... [Published Sustainable Business - Apr 18 2014]
Telling ‘Noble Lies’ About Climate Change Will ... [Published Pajamas Media - Apr 18 2014]
UN Panel: Still Time to Avert Worst Of Climate ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Apr 15 2014]
Selling Bangladesh [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 15 2014]
World Leaders Welcome UN’s Report On Global War... [Published Live Trading News - Apr 15 2014]
IPCC report: we have the tools, now it’s time f... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 14 2014]
Exxon’s 25 Year “Drop Dead” Denial Campaign [Published Oil Change - Apr 14 2014]
UN report calls for 'technological change' on g... [Published EUobserver - Apr 14 2014]
Step up action to curb global warming, or risks... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 13 2014]
UN: Radical action needed to avert climate cata... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 13 2014]
EU throws down gauntlet to big emitters [Published Malay Mail - Apr 13 2014]
AFP - Environment-climate-warming-UN-IPCC-energ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 13 2014]
Environmentally-concerned businesses seek allia... [Published World Business Council for Sustainable Development - Apr 11 2014]
Ukraine spur to EU to change energy policy? [Published CNBC - Apr 10 2014]
2014 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Apr 08 2014]
Climate Commissioner Hedegaard to visit US [Published New Europe - Apr 07 2014]
EU backs compromise on plane CO2 emissions [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 06 2014]
Did Europe sacrifice its climate leadership rol... [Published sonnenseite.com - Apr 04 2014]
Europe wimps out again on airlines’ carbon poll... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 04 2014]
MEPs cap interbank fees [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 04 2014]
Alaska Melt Shows EU Climigration Real [Published New Europe - Apr 04 2014]
EU fails to curb aviation emissions [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 04 2014]
EU-Africa Summit 2014 [Published European Council - Apr 03 2014]
EU ‘bullied’ into diluting aviation emissions t... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 03 2014]
EU compromise on plane CO2 emissions [Published BBC - Apr 03 2014]
EU Commissioner wants Hasina to engage in clima... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Apr 03 2014]
Panel recommends doubling resource productivity... [Published European Voice - Apr 03 2014]
EU Commissioner wants Hasina to engage in clima... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 02 2014]
Hasina role crucial to climate summit [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 02 2014]
EU, Africa lock step on climate challenges [Published UPI - Apr 02 2014]
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Exxon’s 25 Year “Drop Dead” Denial Campaign [Published Oil Change - Apr 14 2014]
Yesterday the world’s leading climate scientists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published their final report in their recent trilogy of warnings about climate change. The latest authoritative document, produced by 1,250 international ...
EU backs compromise on plane CO2 emissions [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 06 2014]
The EU will not levy a carbon emission tax on airlines when their planes are outside European airspace, the European Parliament has decided. The exemption for airlines will apply until 2017, by which time a global deal on aviation emissions may ...
Europe wimps out again on airlines’ carbon poll... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 04 2014]
European efforts to force international airlines to pay for their carbon pollution will stay parked on the runway for at least several more years. Airlines are covered by the European Union’s Emissions Trading System. Airfares for flights within Europe ...
Climate inaction to be ‘catastrophe’ [Stoat] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]
Or so says Auntie, reporting well-known climatologist John Kerry. In fact, I have a guilty secret that I will share with you: I faked this screenshot. But only a bit. Here’s the original . My monkey, whilst faked in, is every bit as valid as their ...
Warsaw Pact manages to delay 2030 EU climate ta... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 22 2014]
The events around Ukraine and some new activities of the climate fearmongers in the EU are worrisome but at least, they allow us to see the politicians from new angles. And these new angles show e.g. the new Czech social democratic prime minister Bohuslav ...
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