Germany, France and the UK are pushing to prevent governments from using the sale of CO2 emissions allowances to support coal-fired power stations, according to ..
News 31 Oct 2017
Climate campaigners have condemned the Polish government as “irresponsible” after it launched legal action against new EU rules limiting power station emissions ..
News 30 Oct 2017
Italy plans to phase out coal by 2025 as part of a new national energy strategy to be adopted next month, the government announced on ..
News 25 Oct 2017
- Climate,Energy,General Policy
The 2018 budget currently being debated by the Portuguese parliament will include a tax to discourage electricity generating companies from using cheap imported coal as ..
News 20 Oct 2017
The European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority is considering whether to launch a formal investigation into Norwegian state subsidies for oil and gas exploration ..
News 29 Sep 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Pollution,General Policy
The Paris Agreement is being put at risk by the EU and member states continuing to subsidise fossil fuels with public money, a think tank ..
News 28 Sep 2017
- Energy,COP21: climate crunch
European electricity utilities have urged EU lawmakers to drop a proposal preventing governments from supporting coal plants, arguing it would not reduce emissions ..
News 25 Sep 2017
The regional government of Asturias in north-west Spain has been ordered to tighten pollution limits in a permit granted to the coal-fired power station Soto ..
News 4 Aug 2017
All pollution permits held by large combustion plants will be reviewed in the next four years to ensure compliance with stricter EU standards by mid-2021, ..
News 1 Aug 2017
Half of all G20 government and development bank spending on energy was used to subsidise oil and gas production, a report from environmental NGOs argued ..
News 6 Jul 2017
The MEP leading talks on the reform of the Energy Efficiency Directive tabled last week a draft negotiating position, accused by campaigners of favouring coal ..
News 12 Jun 2017