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 Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Driving take-up of renewables

:44Jason Hobson, managing director at Gledhill, gives his view on why climate change makes renewables the hot topic.Criticised both for being too negative and for not hammering home the message strongly enough, the UN’s Climate Change report published ... [Published Professional Heating & Plumbing Engineer - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Juncker’s Commission Looking Politically Conservative, Gender Imbalanced

By( EurActiv ) — With one week left before deadline and only four Commissioner nominees waiting to be revealed for the next term, Jean-Claude Juncker’s Commission looks to become ever more politically one-sided and gender unbalanced.Twenty-four countries ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Commission to propose 2030 energy efficiency target

The European Commission will today (23 July) put forward a proposal for a 2030 energy efficiency target.According to a leaked draft seen by European Voice , the Commission is to propose a non-binding efficiency increase of less than 30%. Although an exact ... [Published European Voice - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

EU leaders to discuss climate burden-sharing

European Union member states that are concerned about a fair distribution of efforts as the EU attempts to achieve its 2030 climate targets received assurances at an informal meeting of environment ministers in Milan today (17 July).Ministers were discussing ... [Published European Voice - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Call for finance to top agenda at Ban Ki-moon climate summit

Fears over a funding crunch are affecting trust ahead of 2015 Paris deal, says Ecuador’s chief climate negotiatorUN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon (Pic: UN Photos)By Ed KingDriving up levels of financial support for developing countries should be the top ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Duck, Duck, Juice

by Energy Duck, an entry in the Land Art Generator Initiative competition, is conceived as a 12-story-high structure that would collect solar power in Copenhagen Harbor. Beckett Mufson summed up the project last month:Conceived by London artists Hareth ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Green ‘energy duck’ to bring clean, solar energy to Copenhagen

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 ByLAGI was founded in 2009, with the international competition starting a year later. The aim is for artists and designers to develop public art projects that will not only generate clean, green energy but will also become celebrated ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Energy savings to reduce reliance on Russia

The European Commission has introduced a plan to reduce Europe’s reliance on imports of Russian gas by improving energy savings by 30 per cent.Measures required to achieve the goal may include improving energy efficiency of buildings and cars. However, ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

EU Commission targets 30% energy savings by 2030

| credits: www.euintheus.orgThe European Commission on Wednesday put forward a target to improve energy savings by 30 percent as part of efforts to curb European Union reliance on Russian gas imports.Energy Commissioner, Guenther Oettinger, said the Commission ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

First CCS project receives EU funding

Connie Hedegaard, the European commissioner for climate action, today (8 July) unveiled the final round of funding for the NER300 programme – which uses proceeds from the EU’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) to fund low-carbon technologies.A total of €2 ... [Published European Voice - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

EU awards €1bn to fund clean energy projects

Geothermal, solar, wind, ocean energy and smart grid projects will also receive funding08/07/2014 UK’s White Rose CCS amongst NER300 recipientsHelen TunnicliffeTHE European Commission has announced 19 clean energy projects which will share €1bn (US$1.4bn) ... [Published TCE Today - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

EU Climate Head Urges China To Take Lead On International Fight Against Warming

By Stian Reklev BEIJING, April 23 (Reuters) - China could set a new pace for slow-moving international climate talks by bringing its domestic commitment to fight global warming on to the world stage, the EU's top climate change official said on W ... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 23 2014]

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"the european union regrets the repeal of australia's carbon—pricing mechanism just as new carbon—pricing initiatives are emerging all around the world" said Connie Hedegaard, the European Union's climate action commissioner...
Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action said: "no action is clearly the most expensive solution of all. why pay for the damages when we can invest in reducing our climate impacts and becoming a competitive low-carbon economy? taking action and taking a decision on the 2030 climate and energy framework in october, will bring us just there and make europe ready for the fight against climate change."
Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said the decision is good news for reducing carbon emissions and, "not such good news for [russian president vladimir putin."

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Driving take-up of renewables [Published Professional Heating & Plumbing Engineer - Aug 26 2014]
Juncker’s Commission Looking Politically Conser... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 22 2014]
Commission to propose 2030 energy efficiency ta... [Published European Voice - Aug 18 2014]
EU leaders to discuss climate burden-sharing [Published European Voice - Aug 13 2014]
Call for finance to top agenda at Ban Ki-moon c... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 13 2014]
Duck, Duck, Juice [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 11 2014]
Duck, Duck, Juice [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 11 2014]
The squabble over EU top jobs continues [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 10 2014]
Women to watch ahead of the UN’s 2015 climate s... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 06 2014]
Green ‘energy duck’ to bring clean, solar energ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 05 2014]
Blog Summary [Published Open Europe - Jul 29 2014]
Australia repeals climate sacrifice; who will b... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Jul 29 2014]
Australia and its 'greener' Asian neighbors [Published Korea Times - Jul 28 2014]
Europe To Incur Huge Financial Loss Due To Clim... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 25 2014]
Energy Crunch: Global debate heats up [Published Resilience - Jul 25 2014]
Who’s who: The men and women tasked with stoppi... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 25 2014]
Renewable Energy Movement Grows in Europe [Published Chemical Processing.com - Jul 24 2014]
EU asks member states to improve energy savings... [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - Jul 24 2014]
Energy savings to reduce reliance on Russia [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
EU unveils revised recycling targets [Published European Voice - Jul 24 2014]
What’s next for commissioners’ stars from the B... [Published European Voice - Jul 24 2014]
EU Commission targets 30% energy savings by 2030 [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 24 2014]
First CCS project receives EU funding [Published European Voice - Jul 23 2014]
EU Bosses Outline Energy Savings Goal to Cut Ne... [Published Rigzone - Jul 23 2014]
UPDATE 2-EU bosses outline energy savings goal ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 23 2014]
EU agrees to improve energy efficiency 30% by 2030 [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
EU sets 30% energy savings target [Published BBC - Jul 23 2014]
Europe proposes 30% energy savings target for 2030 [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 23 2014]
Row over 'bonkers' EU energy plan [Published BBC - Jul 23 2014]
EU member states not reaching 2020 energy effic... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 22 2014]
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Duck, Duck, Juice [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 11 2014]
by Dish Staff Energy Duck, an entry in the Land Art Generator Initiative competition, is conceived as a 12-story-high structure that would collect solar power in Copenhagen Harbor. Beckett Mufson summed up the project last month: Conceived ...
Yorkshire carbon capture power plant gets EU fu... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 09 2014]
Drax , the operator of Britain's biggest power station, has secured up to €300m (£238m) of European Union funding to build a power plant whose carbon dioxide emissions will be trapped and buried deep beneath the North Sea. The new plant will be built ...
Vad är det som Sverige vet men de andra inte f... [Published FourFact: Webloggen - Jun 18 2014]
President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso European Commission1049 Bruxelles/BrusselBELGIQUE/BELGIË Commissioner Günther Oettinger European Commission1049 Bruxelles/BrusselBELGIQUE/BELGIË Commissioner Connie Hedegaard European Co ...
Russia crisis boosts EU carbon deal: European C... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 09 2014]
Russia crisis boosts EU carbon deal: European Commission Bonn (AFP) June 06, 2014 - Worries about energy dependence on Russia have boosted prospects of EU leaders approving a package of proposals to cut carbon emissions by 2030, European Climate ...
EU Buckles to Brutal Canadian Lobbying Over the... [Published Oil Change - Jun 06 2014]
There is really bad news coming out of Brussels. After one of the most aggressive and disingenuous lobbying campaigns in recent years, Canada has won “big concessions” in its fight against the landmark European climate legislation, called the Fuel ...
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