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Η ενεργειακή φτώχεια επιδεινώνει τις συνθήκες ανέχειας για εκατομμύρια νοικοκυριά

Περίπου 31 εκατομμύρια Ευρωπαίοι διαβιούν σε καθεστώς ενεργειακής φτώχειας και δεν μπορούν να κρατήσουν τα σπίτια τους επαρκώς ζεστά, σύμφωνα με τα επίσημα στοιχεία - Πολλοί λένε ότι ο αριθμός υπολείπεται της πραγματικότητα.

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Tracking EU Citizens’ Interest in EC Priorities Using Online Search Data - The European Green Deal

The European Green Deal is the most ambitious and challenging goal set by the European Commission. Aiming to make the European Union, the world’s second-largest economy, climate-neutral by 2050, the European Green Deal will transform EU societies and industries. To support the European Commission in this effort, the JRC created a set of indicators to monitor EU citizens’ interest in topics related to the European Green Deal both over time and across Member States and their regions.

COVID-19 & Climate Change

COVID-19 & Climate Change: The global health crisis has created grave uncertainties across the world. In response, governments have brought in unprecedented measures to curb the spread of the virus - the steps to restrict movement and mass gatherings, as well as the implementation of economic stimulus packages across the globe have not been seen during peacetimes.  Whilst COVID-19 has seemingly put environmental diplomacy on hold with the postponement of COP26 and the 15th Biodiversity COP to 2021; what does the global health crisis mean for the ongoing climate crisis?

Air pollution goes down as Europe takes hard measures to combat coronavirus

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) data confirm large decreases in air pollutant concentrations — of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations in particular — largely due to reduced traffic and other activities, especially in major cities under lockdown measures. Reductions of around half have been seen in some locations. The EEA’s data are measured hourly, on the ground, at about 3,000 monitoring stations across European countries.

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