14.02.2020 | Air Quality;Biodiversity;Circular economy;Climate change policy;Covenant of Mayors;Disaster prevention;Energy efficiency, market and technology;Energy Union and infrastructure;Environment policy;Renewable energy strategy;
Juan Espadas to coordinate the European Committee of the Regions' Green Deal Working Group
The Commission for the Environment, Climate change and Energy (ENVE) of the European Committee of the Regions has elected the mayor of the Spanish city of Seville, Juan Espadas (ES/PES), as its new Chair. The upcoming Circular Economy Action Plan and Climate Pact, the 8th Environmental Action Programme, biodiversity protection, air quality and water management are amongst the key dossiers on the table. Not least, Juan Espadas will lead the works of the newly created Green Deal Working Group, which is to ensure the voice of cities and regions is at the heart of the EU's path towards climate-neutrality.