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
A UN committee has called for construction works on the UK’s controversial Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant to be halted pending consultation with neighbouring ..
News 20 Mar 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
Hungary is set to grant within months planning permits for two new reactors at Paks II nuclear power station, after EU competition officials approved on ..
News 6 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
The European Commission has urged EU countries to exploit the potential of bolstering national post-crisis finances by shifting taxation to polluting sectors such as diesel ..
News 23 Feb 2017
Portugal will withdraw its complaint against Spain over the construction of a nuclear waste storage facility at the Almaraz nuclear plant following a deal brokered ..
News 21 Feb 2017
Investors should not be allowed to challenge national environmental policies through special courts under a free trade agreement with Canada, a French government report has ..
News 14 Feb 2017
Environmental group WWF has asked the European Commission to investigate whether authorisation given to a Spanish uranium mining project threatens endangered species in a protected ..
News 7 Feb 2017
The UK has confirmed that it will withdraw its membership of Euratom, Europe’s key nuclear safety oversight body, in parallel with leaving the EU ..
News 27 Jan 2017
The UK government highlighted on Monday smart energy, nuclear power and low-carbon transport as urgent priorities for its industrial strategy ..
News 24 Jan 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
Portugal has asked the European Commission to act against a planned nuclear waste storage facility at Spain’s Almaraz nuclear plant near the Portuguese border ..
News 19 Jan 2017
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned France that it requires more robust energy planning to ensure it hits ambitious targets to wind down nuclear ..
News 18 Jan 2017
A roadmap to help Sweden achieve “100% renewable energy production by 2040” has been laid out by the country’s parliamentary energy commission ..
News 13 Jan 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The Church of England has launched an international ranking tool to assess how the transition to a low-carbon economy will affect investment portfolios ..
News 12 Jan 2017