EU4Climate supported the development of Low Emissions Development Strategies to achieve climate neutrality in Eastern Partner countries

Under the Paris Agreement, countries develop climate pledges – Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) – to help tackle global warming. Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) comes as the next step in form of scenarios of how climate neutrality can be achieved. Climate neutrality for the EU is set by 2050, preserved in the law – European…

Eastern Partners increased ambitions in reducing greenhouse gas emissions supported by the EU4Climate

Under the Paris Agreement, countries develop climate pledges – Nationally Determined Contributions – to help tackle global warming. EU is at the forefront of international efforts to fight climate change, with the current target to achieve 55% of GHG reductions by 2030 EU-wide; and to become carbon neutral by 2050. EU is closely working with…

EU4Climate workshop focuses on energy and agriculture: steps of Eastern Partners in mainstreaming climate change

An EU4Climate regional workshop in Brussels, on April 26, 2023, gathered 46 representatives of UNDP, EU and Eastern Partner (EaP) governments to exchange ideas on mainstreaming climate policies, finances, and legislation with the aim to support low-carbon development. EaP countries face high vulnerability to the harmful effects of climate change, while natural disasters are becoming…

Moldova is gradually switching to natural cooling agents, with the goal of eliminating fluorinated gases by 2050

The Republic of Moldova will gradually reduce, starting 1 January 2024, the import and consumption of fluorinated greenhouse gases and will replace them with natural cooling agents, according to the previsions of the new law on fluorinated greenhouse gases, voted in the final reading by the Parliament. The law was developed with the support of…

Climate adaptation: turning plans into actions with EU4Climate support

Experiences of national approaches to climate adaptation – a regional workshop organised by the EU4Climate project on national adaptation strategies and plans took place in Warsaw, Poland on 4 April 2023, to support policymakers and technical officials in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries in adaptation policy making. 43 representatives (in person and online) of governments…

EU4Climate achievement: environmental security and climate change adaptation strategy of Ukraine

The Environmental Security and Climate Change Adaptation Strategy of Ukraine until 2030 developed with the support of the EU4Climate will contribute to the delivery of Ukraine’s international obligations under the Paris Agreement. Endorsed by the Ukrainian government, the new strategy is to make Ukraine a more environmentally safe and climate-resilient country, ready to meet the…

Landscapes of the invisible: supporting art exhibition in Georgia

Climate change creates a vicious cycle of environmental challenges, social injustice and inequality that affects people and the environment. The art exhibition #LandscapesOfTheInvisible showcases how our world gets destroyed by climate-induced disasters, pollution and unsustainable management of natural resources, and how the hidden, but acute impacts of climate change affect the most vulnerable – women,…