Countries need to scale up efforts to tackle key pollutants “substantially” to avoid missing EU targets, the European Environment Agency said on Monday ..
News 3 Jul 2017
EU energy ministers agreed on Monday to support a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 while weakening an annual savings obligation key to delivering it ..
News 27 Jun 2017
National governments have not moved to increase the target of 27% renewables in the EU’s energy mix proposed by the heads of state and government ..
News 26 Jun 2017
EU environment ministers failed to resolve their differences over key aspects of the EU’s post-2020 climate legislation on Monday despite proposals by the outgoing EU ..
News 19 Jun 2017
EU experts have agreed to designate bisphenol A a human endocrine disruptor on top of its current repro-toxic classification, paving the way for an EU ..
News 16 Jun 2017
Malta, current holder of the rotating EU presidency, aims to wrap up work on key parts of the European Commission’s clean energy package at a ..
News 15 Jun 2017
Global renewable electricity generation capacity increased by 9% thanks to a record 161 gigawatts of new installations in 2016, even as overall investments fell, a ..
News 7 Jun 2017
The European Parliament’s lead MEP on the post-2020 sustainability rules for biofuels is set to propose limiting EU bioenergy support to energy produced from waste ..
News 6 Jun 2017
New draft EU pollution standards for waste incinerators will be mandatory but could be lower for some pollutants if adopted in their current form ..
News 25 May 2017
Talks on how forests should be factored into the calculation of a country’s overall greenhouse gas emissions have foundered, officials told ENDS on Wednesday ..
News 24 May 2017
MEPs drafting the European Parliament’s position on energy governance have proposed to set binding national targets for renewables and energy efficiency up to 2030 to ..
News 18 May 2017
EU truck-makers will need to certify the CO2 emissions of the vehicles they manufacture from January 2019 using a simulator known as VECTO after it ..
News 12 May 2017
EU member states are currently discussing a Czech proposal that would allow them to miss annual renewable energy goals on the way to meeting the ..
News 11 May 2017
Green MEP Bas Eickhout has been urged by fellow lawmakers to consider the impacts of his “ideological” proposal to target a 25% share of electric ..
News 4 May 2017