Germany's greenhouse gas emissions rose by nearly 4 million tonnes last year fueled by the transport sector, threatening its 2020 climate goals, figures released on ..
News 20 Mar 2017
The European Parliament voted on Thursday for a ban on oil drilling in Europe's icy Arctic waters but stopped short of calling for a total ban ..
News 16 Mar 2017
The EU sourced 16.7% of its final energy consumption from renewables in 2015, with 11 member states already exceeding their 2020 targets, data from the ..
News 15 Mar 2017
EU member states are considering a weaker 2030 energy efficiency target, which puts them at odds with more ambitious MEPs, a leaked proposal has indicated ..
News 14 Mar 2017
Subsidies for electric vehicles should be ditched in favour of supporting the construction of charging stations, the World Economic Forum has recommended ..
News 13 Mar 2017
The EU should accept intercontinental flights cannot be brought into its EU’s emissions trading system and push for a better global scheme, MEP Peter Liese ..
News 8 Mar 2017
Icelandic environment minister Bjort Olafsdottir has called for the country to do more to tackle climate change, saying it cannot rely forever on past successes ..
News 3 Mar 2017
Banks holding $400bn of shipping debt could lose out unless investments are planned now to adapt vessels for future climate policies, researchers have warned ..
News 27 Feb 2017
The European Commission has proposed to extend its ‘stop the clock’ regime exempting long-haul flights from the EU’s emissions trading scheme, following a global deal on ..
News 3 Feb 2017
The EU may only be headed for 23% emissions cuts by 2030 in sectors outside of the emissions trading scheme, far below the proposed 30% ..
News 26 Jan 2017
The EU’s Arctic policy has divided MEPs in two committees over how far the EU can go in demanding that strict environmental standards are set ..
News 16 Jan 2017
Climate targets for sectors outside the EU emissions trading scheme should be extended to cut emissions by 95% by 2050, according to a draft recommendation ..
News 11 Jan 2017
- Climate,Transport,COP21: climate crunch
Suggestions that shipping emissions within the EU can be tackled using the EU emission trading system have been strongly criticised by the International Maritime Organisation ..
News 10 Jan 2017
The Dutch government wants to stop connecting new houses to gas grids and ban cars powered by fossil fuels under its long-term energy plan unveiled ..
News 9 Dec 2016