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News A strategic agenda for a climate neutral EU by 2050: priorities for the next European Commission

With a rapidly changing climate, the incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is leading the political guidelines for the new European Commission with the aim of a climate neutral continent by 2050. Over the next few weeks, European Union policy makers will set the political agenda for the next five years. E3G has been working on a new series of briefings that delves into how policy makers can deliver a climate neutral EU by 2050. Find out more here.

Summary G7 Coal Scorecard 2019 - Coal Finance Heads for the Exit

As G7 leaders meet in Biarritz, our newly released G7 Coal Scorecard, tracks how these countries are meeting the challenge of phasing out coal use for electricity generation. This year’s Scorecard, now in its fifth edition, shows while private sector actors have been slow to move, positive progress on coal phase out is now being made. Over the past year, Canada, UK and Germany have all improved their performance. While Japan, for the fifth year running, remains in last place as the only G7 country still pursuing new coal power plants domestically and overseas.