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Frans Timmermans @TimmermansEU Brussels, Belgium

Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal @vonderleyen @EU_Commission

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For far too long we’ve treated our habitat as a bottomless source. If we keep destroying nature at this unprecedent… https://t.co/RaKyGWqIHa
9/25
2020
I welcome the announcement by President Xi that China has set a date for its CO2 emissions to peak and will become… https://t.co/O3rXfBe4kM
9/22
2020
As #ClimateWeek begins, I spoke with CEOs about our new 2030 target. Something’s in the air and it's great to see b… https://t.co/7CbmfVAly9
9/21
2020
Relentless defender of the rule of law, one of the sharpest legal minds ever to sit on the bench, and tireless figh… https://t.co/rCHQ72WXBZ
9/19
2020
There should be no ‘we’ and ‘they’ in Europe. There should only be ‘us’. I say no to a Europe of discrimination… https://t.co/JwW9oz9Ssn
9/18
2020
The new 2030 climate target will help to focus Europe’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. EU countr… https://t.co/Q6nOf2J8qN
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansGreen transition=healthy planet, people and economy 👩🏽🦱🌍🌿🧑🏻 Our new 🇪🇺 2030 target will ✅reduce air pollution ✅gree… https://t.co/8nStnhrJR1
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansThe world’s eyes are upon us. Every signatory to the #ParisAgreement has to update its nationally determined contri… https://t.co/e0mT9XUSurOur target is ambitious. We plan to achieve the same reductions in this decade as we have over the past 25 years. I… https://t.co/XAqV3l4u8VNext year, we will present legislative proposals to deliver this emissions reduction. We will expand and strengthen… https://t.co/Y5Vtn5U7tzClimate change will not go away. We need to act if we want to prevent temperatures from rising even more. We need t… https://t.co/VTAAuK7cMNOnly two months ago, I held my first grandson. Looking at this tiny baby, I was the happiest ‘pop’ on earth. But I… https://t.co/4xoCaimwmIThis is not something we do to save the planet. The planet is perfectly capable to take care of itself. This is abo… https://t.co/L5wEBlsP7OThe #climate plan we present today details with great precision how, in the next decade, the EU will reach a CO2-em… https://t.co/e2PGcEldAfTo tackle the climate crisis, we must act now and act together. Game-changing policies like the #EUGreenDeal only w… https://t.co/Sd8Yr6bb67
9/17
2020
We indeed need to step up our ambition in the fight against climate change. We want to show it is possible to cut e… https://t.co/Em3m4I2M6oStrong words from @IratxeGarper at #SOTEU on a social, fair and green #EU leaving no one behind. Fighting for peopl… https://t.co/LtvRob1vrZWe can tackle the climate crisis if we step up our ambition. Raising our 2030 target to -55% is realistic. It impro… https://t.co/i6PXSoeZu0To become the 1st climate-neutral continent, we're proposing to increase the 2030 target for emission reduction to… https://t.co/4ZoLxHjYKA
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9/16
2020
What we do in the next ten years to tackle climate change will have a huge impact on young Europeans. That’s why to… https://t.co/5TYZ4eZXoT
9/10
2020
We need to urgently cut pollution and improve air quality across Europe. As @EUEnvironment shows, it is crucial for… https://t.co/Nbr3jyhnH2
9/8
2020
Today is the 1st #WorldCleanAirDay Around the 🌎🌍🌏, 9 out of 10 people breathe unclean air. Clean energy & transport… https://t.co/AypKMhg2lR
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9/7
2020
1/3 “Too many people living in Europe equate being European with being white”. This was how I opened my talk on… https://t.co/afujMDmusb
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9/4
2020
Europe needs the Polish industrial powerhouse to make the #EUGreenDeal a reality. Coal regions like Silesia have in… https://t.co/agyDaK37ZC
9/3
2020
Our response to #COVID19 gives us the chance to save jobs not for years but for decades to come. The debt we are lo… https://t.co/86zNtlvbN1Holding off because ‘we cannot afford it for the moment’ is the surest way to not being able to afford it in the fu… https://t.co/v3UeWZ7h5GIncreasing our ambition, especially now, makes sense. Climate neutrality by 2050 requires action in all sectors. In… https://t.co/jglCLL0xaFThere’s no going back to business as usual. Even the strictest penny pinchers will admit that now. It’s just bad ec… https://t.co/6lRf3Dh0dFLIVE IN 10 MINUTES 📣 @TimmermansEU will give a keynote address on The Green Deal as Europe's growth strategy.… https://t.co/5OW9iZuNoW
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansThis afternoon at @Bruegel_org, I’ll discuss the #EUGreenDeal and our path to a green recovery. Tune in at 16:00 to… https://t.co/exL4xTxBrn
9/1
2020
This 22 August is the #EarthOvershootDay 🌎 We have already consumed more than 🌍 can regenerate in a whole year...… https://t.co/bO346Js7ng
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8/21
2020
Today is 76th anniversary of #WarsawUprising. #ww2 My grand Aunt Wislawa Biskupska joined Uprising after her siblin… https://t.co/bH2lWhXjAc
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansDe koers is terug. Genieten! Prachtige wedstrijden met een ontketende Van Vleuten en een epische Van Aert. Fijn voo… https://t.co/vw8bhcjhyd
8/1
2020
Good exchange of views with first Vice-Premier Han Zheng 🇨🇳 on the great challenges to combat climate change, prote… https://t.co/14Ljke2dqh
7/29
2020
New #ColumbiaEnergyExchange podcast | Host @JasonBordoff is joined by @TimmermansEU. They discuss what's included i… https://t.co/iDpymZUrEw
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7/28
2020
Let it sink in: one out of every three women is victim of domestic violence. Thousands die, many more are marked… https://t.co/FHtKx42d13
7/27
2020
At 16:00 today I'll join #Youth4ClimateLive with @ASteiner, @SuttonAxell, @seblitasamuel, and @Jaybritz for a talk… https://t.co/PVsXPks8FK
7/24
2020
Heute ab 9:30 Uhr diskutieren der Österreichische Vizekanzler @WKogler und ich über die Corona-Krise, den Green Dea… https://t.co/VtXaZO8R4k
7/23
2020
To achieve climate neutrality by 2050, we need to increase EU’s offshore energy production twenty times. We opened… https://t.co/HElOlnIrsw
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7/22
2020
Today we’ve taken a historic step, we all can be proud of. But other important steps remain. First and most impor… https://t.co/7D64ptwDNi
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7/21
2020
Now 🔴 LIVE with Fridays for Future activist @carla_reemtsma about the #EUGreenDeal and how we can move to a… https://t.co/IqSZV5wmyX🔴 LIVE 💬 Do you want to know more about the #EUGreenDeal and our climate targets for 2050? 🌍🌱 Join @TimmermansEU an… https://t.co/xOj8q9lv2q
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7/16
2020
Verdrängt die Corona-Krise das Engagement für den Klimaschutz? And how do we ensure a sustainable, fair future for… https://t.co/rWCdVBL1vbCet après-midi, posez-moi vos questions sur le #climat, le #PacteVert et la relance verte de l’économie européenne.… https://t.co/F1YQYfEmrR
7/15
2020
Climate change, we need to talk! 🌍 Join in the live chat on Thursday at 16.30 CEST with EVP @TimmermansEU and Fri… https://t.co/LQDLJElsIc
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansA #cycling transformation is happening all over Europe, with bikes even selling out in places. We must not wait t… https://t.co/vaeGJD5FXK
7/14
2020
🆕 We are putting the #ModernisationFund into action⚡️ A new 🇪🇺 funding instrument of €14 billion to help 🇧🇬🇭🇷🇨🇿🇪🇪🇭🇺… https://t.co/D52Wy1pn6q
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansFor net zero CO2 emissions we must accelerate clean energy innovation. The #EUGreenDeal brings big investments in o… https://t.co/4wUBkOjLp5Looking forward to talking to @changeNOWsummit and @INSEAD about the #EUGreenDeal, the #Covid19 recovery, and inter… https://t.co/gmopuYno7x
7/9
2020
The alliance needs to channel projects that are in line with the objectives of the #hydrogen strategy. It is essent… https://t.co/Jqa2IMyuRoHydrogen rocks, and I am committed to making it a success. But we will only get to 6 gigawatts in four years, and 4… https://t.co/SPNxRmPjSSWe want to maintain steel production in Europe. That is in our industrial strategy. And with hydrogen we can make i… https://t.co/7Rlfhbfi4YScaling up the use and production of clean #hydrogen is key for a strong, competitive, and carbon-free economy. The… https://t.co/vZi81Ti85WIf we want to become the first climate neutral continent by 2050, we need to switch our energy systems from fossil… https://t.co/oewmS1u4NmToday at noon, @KadriSimson and I will present the Energy System Integration Strategy and the #Hydrogen Strategy. B… https://t.co/CFPGgxYzwYToday @TimmermansEU and @KadriSimson will present two key elements of the #EUGreenDeal: 🔹 The EU Hydrogen Strategy… https://t.co/n3TPod3Frs
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7/8
2020
The determination to support a #GreenRecovery evident in recovery packages across the world must translate into imp… https://t.co/yuPJCSCkvmClean hydrogen is one of the top priorities in our energy transition. Follow the presentation of our hydrogen stra… https://t.co/YtMsHY5fq4
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansClear ✉️ from 🇪🇺🇨🇦🇨🇳 Ministerial on #ClimateAction : Our commitment to the #ParisAgreement has not wavered. We now… https://t.co/LbfXqQyQ5P
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansThe need to reboot our economies provides unprecedented opportunity to #BuildBackBetter: more sustainable, inclusiv… https://t.co/ZcDQUlPlONThis afternoon I will host the 2020 Ministerial on #ClimateAction together with Ministers @JonathanWNV 🇨🇦and Huang… https://t.co/xPmRJLRK2V
7/7
2020
This Wednesday we launch the strategies for #sectorintegration and #hydrogen to advance Europe’s energy transition… https://t.co/BSJuPV05fm
7/4
2020
The 1⃣st #InnovationFund call for large-scale projects is open! €1 billion of 🇪🇺 funding is available to bring to t… https://t.co/WYf9rOz9Zf
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7/3
2020
To #BuildBackBetter , we need to invest in green solutions for clean energy & industry. ⚡️⚙️🌱 The #InnovationFund w… https://t.co/ZG0KLLPnuD
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansHerzlich Willkommen @EU2020DE and Earth Speakr! There is indeed plenty of work to be done the coming months for the… https://t.co/La1NHgnlsL
7/1
2020
Mayors, national authorities, industry, trade unions and NGOs will help to make our green transition successful and… https://t.co/Y1BQEt6K7o
6/29
2020
The freedom of people to be who they are and love who they want makes a true democracy. In Europe and across the wo… https://t.co/duD7Ne4cYe
6/27
2020
To provide certainty to investors, especially now, we need to have the climate law adopted as soon as possible to m… https://t.co/iBlzUGoyKF⚠️ Final reminder: Today is the last day to share your ideas on how we can increase the 🇪🇺 2030 climate target and… https://t.co/8rSwPj6k74
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6/23
2020
Good to see that the largest amount of new jobs in #GreenRecovery could come from renovating buildings. On top of t… https://t.co/tzxsd0MeDu
6/20
2020
Europe’s Taxonomy Regulation, adopted today, creates the world’s 1st “green list” of sustainable economic activitie… https://t.co/PmSaacFUal
6/18
2020
Droughts are among the most visible impacts of climate change in Europe. We need to tackle this threat. On @UN De… https://t.co/KxyJHzwhqT🚨Alert 🚨 Our consultation on the #EUClimatePact 🌱 closes today. If you got big, bold ideas to spark #ClimateActionhttps://t.co/rmHbvjZf52
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6/17
2020
Be part of the #EUClimatePact 🌱 We are looking for people, projects and organisations with big, inspiring ideas for… https://t.co/My9N8gkyyX
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6/15
2020
Europe will be climate-neutral by 2050, so the oil and gas sector must get ready for the change that is coming. I… https://t.co/vH5YQkQHbpLooking for a new way to learn, inspire and teach about the environment? Check out #EarthSchool , an immersive natu… https://t.co/m9GhyQosr6On #WorldEnvironmentDay we take stock of our work so far: 💚 #EUGreenDeal 💶 Green Deal Investment Plan ⚒ Just Tran… https://t.co/XUnD4OYJYm
6/5
2020
I’m very excited about the prospects for a Renovation Wave. It delivers many jobs, helps meet our energy efficiency… https://t.co/nj8Z9DkMdeClean transport infrastructure is crucial to Europe’s future and we are proposing to support clean private and publ… https://t.co/h6CRjkurSlClean hydrogen is one of the top priorities in our energy transition. Europe is, and can remain, a world leader if… https://t.co/cW1qyyZXfbCohesion policy will ensure crisis repair and create a resilient society based on the objectives of a green and dig… https://t.co/ZWYjl4jIBf
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansFor many people, companies and regions this crisis has raised an existential question: ‘Do we rebuild what we had… https://t.co/g2nqWUKrozWe need to make sure that the recovery from the coronavirus crisis is based on the green and digital transitions. T… https://t.co/an76MzjFH0
5/28
2020
The recovery we propose will deliver the society that this and next generations need: clean, prosperous, resilient.… https://t.co/DyYQNX1uU3
5/27
2020
“If we are going to unleash trillions of euros for the recovery, let’s spend it right & invest in a clean, competit… https://t.co/YHLPonJTBK
Retweeted by Frans Timmermans🗣️"As countries in Europe & beyond rebuild from today’s crisis, we should mend our economies & our planet at the sa… https://t.co/PrYMhBv1mX
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansMorning 10am 22 may Today @fff_europe talks with @TimmermansEU about agriculture. 🥕 Our message: “We need a new CAP… https://t.co/uy8uJu5Omo
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansOur quest isn't about saving the planet for the planet's sake. Earth can take very well care of itself. All of this… https://t.co/XyLLLkj12DOur #FarmtoFork strategy is not against farmers, on the contrary, we need to work with farmers who are the stewards… https://t.co/fPkNmVmWt1Talk to us, criticize us, keep us on our toes! But also talk to your own national governments so that we can actual… https://t.co/3MW0TJR4CzWe don't want to tell people what to eat, but we do want to inform people about nutrition through for instance labe… https://t.co/xuLmiMdMQAToo many direct payments in #CAP don't go to the smaller farmers, but to big landowners. #FFFReally excited to discuss with #FFF our #FarmtoFork strategy, because we're putting a burden on your shoulders, and… https://t.co/NWuZD8tMuL
5/22
2020
You can read about our proposals in more detail here 👇 https://t.co/R8dKRT3rFv"It would be a huge mistake to invest money in the 20th century economy, which would be lost in 5-10 years, and the… https://t.co/NtQREcJPAc
Retweeted by Frans TimmermansWe estimate that at global level sustainable food systems can create new economic value of more than €1.8 trillion.… https://t.co/wdkUdXAnD3Much good has been done by European farmers & fishers. They will continue to be the stewards of our land and seas.… https://t.co/pmLZlQmTGkThe #Biodiversity strategy and the #FarmtoFork strategy are not about telling people what to do, but to give people… https://t.co/vDdbwJkuFTThe #Biodiversity and #FarmtoFork Strategies are a central element of the EU’s recovery plan. They are crucial for… https://t.co/N4JAAJmM7dPress conference starting now with @SKyriakidesEU and @VSinkevicius https://t.co/BXxYay8mJI
5/20
2020

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