The average subsidy paid to European renewable power generators on top of wholesale prices was just over €110 per megawatt hour in 2015, European regulators ..
News 12 Apr 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Figures from the German environment agency UBA have revealed a paradox in national government policy, which undermines action to mitigate climate change ..
News 5 Jan 2017
- Climate,Markets & Corporate
The global insurance industry will need to widen its role to shield society from the impacts of climate change as the annual “protection gap” continues ..
News 7 Dec 2016
- Energy,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Capacity mechanisms introduced in EU countries often fail to tackle their specific energy supply problem despite paying electricity providers to achieve it, the European Commission said on Wednesday ..
News 1 Dec 2016
- Climate,Energy,General Policy
Policy experts have said the proposed regulation needs a rethink as it does not hold individual member states to account for underperformance on energy and climate targets ..
News 30 Nov 2016
Pension fund managers will have to consider the environmental and social risks involved in their investments under a law rubberstamped by the European Parliament on ..
News 25 Nov 2016
- Climate,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The number of corporate firms making commitments to prevent deforestation in their supply chains has accelerated but a lack of policy support is preventing real ..
News 11 Nov 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
A report examining the potential for a future mandatory aviation-offsetting scheme has found that a transparent and robust registry will be essential if it is ..
News 20 Oct 2016
Advocate general Maciej Szpunar has argued that the European Commission should give multinational firm Saint-Gobain information on carbon allowances granted to the company that the ..
News 19 Oct 2016
- Pollution,Markets & Corporate
EU companies and hospitals have been linked to drug-resistant bacteria breeding in polluted water at antibiotics manufacturing sites in India in a report released on ..
News 19 Oct 2016
- Climate,Chemicals,Pollution,COP21: climate crunch
India will avoid emitting almost half a billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent after it banned its chemical industry from releasing the potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 ..
News 14 Oct 2016
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The international trade committee for the European Parliament has agreed to vote on the EU-Canada trade agreement on 5 December this year, a step that ..
News 13 Oct 2016
A UK energy production firm has won its battle to resume fracking for shale gas in Lancashire after a government minister overturned a previous decision ..
News 6 Oct 2016