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Energy Fossil fuels, offshore gas Elgin platform. Credit: Total

Experts divided on LNG role in low carbon future

The role of gas in the EU’s future energy mix has divided industry and green groups responding to a recent European Commission consultation on a new liquefied natural gas strategy

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Spanish nuclear storage plan blocked

The Spanish government’s nuclear waste plan has been blocked by a regional government’s decision to give environmentally protected status to the site earmarked for a major storage facility

Energy Renewable energy, offshore wind (Credit: Vattenfall)

RES cooperation set to increase, say experts

EU member states are likely to make much more use of cross-border cooperation mechanisms on renewables in future, said EU policymakers at a debate in Brussels on Thursday

Pollution & Nature Biodiveristy, Japanese knotweed (credit: AnROOO2, CC by SA 2.0)

EU biodiversity plan failing, review shows

The EU has made "no significant overall progress" towards its target of halting biodiversity loss in Europe by 2020, the European Commission said on Friday

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Biodiversity Protection

People: Karmenu Vella (CC BY SA 3.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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