Subsidies for using solid biomass as fuel is indirectly supporting the coal industry and could be slowing emissions reduction in Europe’s electricity sector, a report ..
News 6 Oct 2017
EU competition officials approved on Friday four state support schemes for renewable energy worth a combined €8.5 billion to deliver 7.5 gigawatts over 20 years ..
News 29 Sep 2017
European Commission proposals to tighten rules on guarantees of origin (GOs) do little to prevent “greenwashing” by electricity suppliers, an MEP has said ..
News 27 Sep 2017
Abolishing priority dispatch for renewable power generators would be “premature” while wholesale power markets still show distortions, according to the environment committee's lead MEP ..
News 8 Sep 2017
The Swedish government will more than double what it spends on nature conservation and environment compared with the average for 2006-2014 ..
News 5 Sep 2017
The bloc will fail to halt biodiversity loss unless Brussels proposes concrete policies to plug financing gaps, according to MEPs and the European Economic and ..
News 31 Aug 2017
Iceland’s finance minister Benedikt Johannesson announced on 23 August plans to double carbon tax levels in the Nordic state as part of next year’s budget ..
News 28 Aug 2017
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Expert proposals to classify sustainable assets in the EU and set standards for green bonds have “great potential” to help the bloc lead on green ..
News 14 Jul 2017
EU transport ministers have demanded more freedom to choose how to charge for road usage following the European Commission’s proposal to revise the rules to ..
News 8 Jun 2017
The European Commission has proposed to base EU road tolls on the distance driven to account for CO2 emissions, while electric cars will get a ..
News 31 May 2017
The European Commission is likely to propose basing EU road charging on distance rather than time and giving zero-emission technologies a discount, ENDS has learned ..
News 5 May 2017
Attempts to change agricultural greening rules under a broader EU budget review could delay the process and weaken environmental obligations, the European Commission has told ..
News 15 Mar 2017
A Swedish climate levy on air passengers being considered by the government would hurt the economy and interfere with international action on aviation emissions, the aviation ..
News 3 Mar 2017