Taxing consumption instead of employment would help tackle the world’s biggest environmental problems, including climate change, resource depletion and pollution, according to a study ..
News 21 Dec 2016
EU member states have applied a recommendation on standards for shale gas exploration and production unevenly and in some cases unsatisfactorily, the European Commission has ..
News 16 Dec 2016
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission must delay rules set to tighten limits on NOx emissions from Large Combustion Plants, environment ministers from five member states have said ..
News 21 Oct 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
Agricultural policies worldwide need to be “reset” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the sector and mitigate the “already alarming” impacts of climate change on ..
News 18 Oct 2016
A decision by the EU to allow several power plants in Spain to bypass strict pollution limits has been deemed a breach of both EU ..
News 17 Oct 2016
European steelmakers have made better progress on decarbonisation than other firms in their sector around the globe thanks to incentives such as the EU emission ..
News 12 Oct 2016
The European Commission and member states must end the use of “deadly derogations” that allow ageing coal plants across Europe to ignore pollution limits set ..
News 11 Oct 2016
- Climate,Pollution,COP21: climate crunch,Nature
Last December’s landmark Paris Agreement will come into force in early November after being ratified by 72 countries representing close to 57% of global greenhouse ..
News 5 Oct 2016
Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee remain divided on how fast allowances should decline during the fourth phase of the emissions trading system to ..
News 29 Sep 2016
The Non-Road Mobile Machinery Regulation, which sets pollution limits for off-road engines such as tractors, excavators and lawn mowers, has been published in the Official ..
News 23 Sep 2016
The EU Court of Justice has declared that the UK government has allowed Aberthaw power station to emit illegal volumes of pollution ..
News 22 Sep 2016
The EU is gradually phasing down ozone-depleting substances such as hydrofluorocarbons, with consumption in 2015 hitting its lowest point for 10 years, according to the ..
News 19 Sep 2016
- Climate,Energy,Pollution,Brexit and the EU
Doubts over whether the EU Emissions Trading System could continue in its current form may be quashed if proposals for a EU-UK ‘continental partnership’ are ..
News 5 Sep 2016
EU member states with pro-nuclear policies risk undermining Europe’s 2020 Strategy on climate and energy goals, an academic study has found ..
News 24 Aug 2016
- Climate,General Policy,COP21: climate crunch
The Paris Agreement is nearing its ratification threshold and could come into force by the end of the year, climate analysts have predicted ..
News 23 Aug 2016