Climate Change & Energy


Cefic’s positions on the EU energy crisis

The war in Ukraine endangers safety and prosperity of the whole European continent and has pushed to the fore the EU’s reliance on Russian energy imports. As an energy intensive...

Restoring sustainable carbon cycles: the chemical industry as a solution provider

Background The European chemical industry shares the EU’s climate-neutrality ambition and is investing in the technologies and solutions of tomorrow. But there is something we c...

Welcoming the REPowerEU Plan

Background  The war in Ukraine endangers safety and prosperity of the whole European continent, and we urgently call for an end to violence. This war has also pushed to the...

Welcoming ‘Fit for 55’

Cefic welcomes the European Commission’s ‘Fit for 55’ package. This package consists of a set of interconnected proposals, which drive the EU towards reducing net emissions by a...

Towards implementing the Climate Law

Cefic supports the European Green Deal and Europe’s ambition to become climate neutral by 2050. The European Climate Law enshrines the EU objective of climate-neutrality by 2050...

The case for hydrogen and low-carbon gas markets

The European Union is a large importer of gas, covering around 25% of its overall energy demand with gas supplies. Stemming from the recent development of the European electrici...

Accelerating Europe’s Hydrogen Economy

Background Hydrogen, the lightest existing molecule, is a major building block in chemistry and widely used as a raw-material by the chemical sector. It is a potent but volatile...