Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned the UK against environmental “dumping” if it wants to gain good access to the EU’s single ..
News 23 Mar 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Tuesday to reject the imports of a range of new genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 21 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
The EU’s energy consumption was 2.5% below 1990 levels in 2015, while reliance on fossil fuel imports jumped by a fifth in the same period, ..
News 20 Feb 2017
- Products,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament rubberstamped the controversial EU-Canada trade agreement CETA on Wednesday, with environmental groups turning their fire on national parliaments ..
News 15 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
Wind energy overtook coal as the second largest source of power in the EU last year, making up just over half of all new installed ..
News 9 Feb 2017
The Netherlands and Belgium should end high-sulphur fuel exports to African countries as these breach international treaties and human rights conventions, environmental lawyers have said ..
News 8 Feb 2017
Oil and gas could lose a “crippling” 10% of market share to solar photovoltaic and electric vehicles within a decade, a new study has predicted ..
News 3 Feb 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,General Policy
The EU’s commissioner in charge of taxation has called on member states to push forward with shifting taxes from labour to natural resources, carbon and ..
News 2 Feb 2017
Poland has to do more to clean up its energy sector in the face of challenging EU targets on greenhouse gas emissions, the International Energy ..
News 27 Jan 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
President Trump's 'America First' rhetoric in his inauguration speech will spur the EU to deepen its green trade links with China and other countries that ..
News 23 Jan 2017
- Climate,Energy,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Clean energy collaboration will be one of the UK’s key priorities in negotiating a ‘hard’ Brexit, the country’s prime minister said on Tuesday, but wider ..
News 18 Jan 2017
Closing down old coal-fired power plants is a better strategy for meeting Germany’s climate goals for 2030 than an additional CO2 price on power sector emissions, ..
News 17 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