The April plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) saw the adoption of an opinion on the key factors for the transition to a long-term sustainable transport system.
”Liikenne, energia, perusrakenteet, tietoyhteiskunta” ‑jaosto (TEN) - Related News
A debate organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) revealed that it was crucial to adjust the European electricity market in order to overcome its weakness, the heavy dependency on gas, to finally provide EU consumers and companies with reliable and affordable energy.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) sounds the alarm bell and warns that the advantages of energy system digitalisation will only materialise if red tape is removed, consumers are encouraged to play an active part, and funding is allocated to up-skill workers.
At the European Economic and Social Committee's March plenary, EESC President Christa Schweng and European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson reiterated the bloc's strong commitment to Europe's clean energy future.
Euroopan talous- ja sosiaalikomitean järjestämässä keskustelussa kävi ilmi, kuinka hyödyllistä puurakentaminen voi olla, kun EU pyrkii saavuttamaan hiilineutraaliuden tavoitteen vuoteen 2050 mennessä.
At the debate held in Brussels by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), participants pointed to the importance of infrastructure and harmonised standards to connect the EU and its neighbouring countries, especially in light of the redefined geopolitical landscape brought about by the war in Ukraine.
Due to economic, physiological and socio-cultural reasons, women may end up falling into energy poverty more easily than men. In light of recent alarming statistics, the thematic debate organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) urged the EU to adopt policies where gender is considered as a specific factor.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) points out that public transport is essential to ensure access to and continuity of basic services. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed people's behaviour in terms of mobility and the EU needs a specific strategy to upgrade it and really make it environmentally and people friendly.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) debated its strategic vision on energy, highlighting the actions needed to reform the EU's energy market. It also stressed the need to guarantee security of supply and affordable prices for both consumers and industry.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) takes a firm stand on energy in an opinion adopted at its September plenary: the Commission's proposal is a step in the right direction to guarantee the EU's energy independence from Russia, but these emergency measures should not create new dependencies or harm the efforts to achieve climate neutrality as soon as possible.
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