The European Commission has begun an evaluation of the effectiveness of the EU law on substances that deplete the ozone layer, the ODS Regulation, which ..
News 17 Jul 2017
European Commission proposals requiring the installation of electric vehicle charging points in EU buildings will “fall short” of boosting the roll-out of clean mobility, according ..
News 5 Dec 2016
Hundreds of companies have committed to installing only new equipment with natural or alternative refrigerants with low global warming potential as part of international efforts ..
News 7 Oct 2016
The EU is gradually phasing down ozone-depleting substances such as hydrofluorocarbons, with consumption in 2015 hitting its lowest point for 10 years, according to the ..
News 19 Sep 2016
A group of developed countries, including the EU, the US and Australia, have proposed reducing their production and use of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% by 2036 ..
News 25 Jul 2016
Negotiators have overcome a major roadblock in the Montreal Protocol talks to agree the basic principles covering financial aid for developing countries to reduce their reliance ..
News 18 Jul 2016
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Packaging
EU climate change policies focus too narrowly on energy and transport and should more strongly reflect the potential of the circular economy to cut greenhouse ..
News 17 Jun 2016
- Energy,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Energy efficiency has proved to be a key beneficiary of the EU’s multi-billion euro Investment Plan, but more money needs to find its way to ..
News 14 Jun 2016
Divisions between EU and developing countries over how the latter should be supported as they reduce hydrofluorocarbons emerged during a recent preliminary meeting, ENDS has ..
News 11 Apr 2016
MEPs and member states have agreed tighter air pollution standards for off-road engines such as those in lawn mowers, bulldozers and barges ..
News 7 Apr 2016
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
Resource and climate challenges can be opportunities not threats for the EU steel industry, says the European Commission ..
News 16 Mar 2016
The UK has ditched its €1.4bn carbon capture and storage funding competition in a major blow to the nascent technology in Europe ..
News 25 Nov 2015
News 16 Nov 2015
International cooperation in the form of a deployment target is needed to boost uptake of electric cars, according to clean transport research organisation ICCT ..
News 30 Sep 2015
A carbon capture and storage project granted €300m by the EU last year has lost the support of one of its three commercial backers ..
News 28 Sep 2015