EESC mid-term evaluation of the LIFE programme
(20 February 2017) - The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has published its conclusions and recommendations on LIFE, the EU’s main programme for the environment and climate action.
Energy consumption in the EU below its 1990 level
(20 February 2017) - In 2015, gross inland energy consumption amounted in the EU to 1 626 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe), below its 1990 level (-2.5%). However, over this period, EU dependency on imports of fossils fuels has increased, with 73% imported in 2015 compared with just over half (53%) in 1990.