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EU leads global initiative at COP28 to triple renewable energy capacity and double energy efficiency by 2030
At COP28 in Dubai, the EU has launched the Global Pledge to triple the world’s renewable energy capacity and double the rate of global energy efficiency improvements by 2030. The pledge was taken together with the COP28 Presidency and 118 countries.
The Spanish city of San Cristóbal de La Laguna has received the 2024 Access City Award, for advancing accessibility for persons with disabilities. More specifically, the award recognised its work in prioritising accessibility across urban spaces, transportation systems, and social activities.
The EU has struck a deal on a law that would better protect journalists and human rights defenders against strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPPs. These are increasingly being used to silence people who speak out on public interest issues.