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Class description

The Energy, Climate change, Environment class contains information addressing policy-makers; organisations and individual citizens. Content on the European Commission website covers the issues; overall targets; international cooperation; implementation, monitoring and reporting; standards and tools and practical advice related to energy, climate change and environment, and introduces topics linking to more detailed content on DG sites.

The class indicated in the header or footer of a Commission website links to its landing page. For example: Energy, Climate change, Environment. 

Original research

As with other classes, the Energy, Climate change, Environment class architecture is based on research and analysis 
of top tasks, user needs, organisational goals and analytics.

The top tasks and organisational goals are listed below. 

Note that the original class name "Environment" has been modified since the architecture building exercise.

List of tasks included in this class 

6Environmental protection2.8%Top task
17Climate change, global warming1.7%Medium task
32Energy efficiency1.3%Small task


Organisational goals:

  • raise awareness of EU policies and funding programmes in relation to environment, climate change, energy
  • improve policy-making by engaging stakeholders 
  • inform, steer and influence policy-making around environment, climate change, energy
  • connect with and engage citizens and build support for environment, climate change, energy policies, including encouraging behaviour change
  • show the results of EU policies and funding programmes (transparency and accountability)
  • improve citizens’ perception of the EU’s work
  • share best practices to enhance the impact of EU initiatives
  • show the science behind environment, climate change, energy policy

Read more on Process to define the 15 classes: original research

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Please contact the appropriate Europa account manager.

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