As the global economy recovered from Covid-19 lockdowns, coal power reached unprecedented levels in 2021, leading to an all-time high in the sector’s CO2 emissions, the International Energy Agency... Read more
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Graeme Sweeney, chair of the Zero Emissions Platform, tells ENDS Europe that blue hydrogen is essential for the energy transition, and says the EU must support CO2 transport infrastructure if it is serious about decarbonising.
In other news this week: Investors speak out against including gas in the EU’s green taxonomy, the 8th Environmental Action Programme gets a green light, and fossil fuel-free fertilisers on the horizon.
The Slovenian government formally announced on Thursday that it plans to phase out coal power by 2033, in a move that ramps up pressure on EU coal hold-outs Poland and Bulgaria.
MEPs have locked horns over “too ambitious” CO2 car performance targets standards for cars, with some fearing “dramatic job losses” in the auto sector and an increase to car lifespan that “would be counterproductive for the climate”.
Roughly half of the ships operating in Europe might avoid paying for their greenhouse gas emissions under a planned extension of the EU emissions trading system to the maritime sector, the campaign group Transport & Environment argues in a new report.
The lead MEP for reforming the emissions trading system has proposed including municipal energy-from-waste, a mechanism to protect against carbon leakage, and a temporary opt-out for road transport and heating.
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Paulo Barreto, co-founder of Brazilian rainforest research and campaign group Imazon, talks about the EU’s “crucial first step” to tackle deforestation in Brazil, and why it must put its money where its mouth is.
ENDS Europe speaks to Nancy Saich, the chief climate expert at the European Investment Bank, about the rationale and technicalities of green investment, and her work on the EU Platform for Sustainable Finance.
ENDS Europe’s Inside Brussels interview slot has this year featured some of the most influential figures in European environmental policymaking, including ministers, senior commission officials, lobbyists and MEPs. Here are some of the highlights.
Green MEP Grace O'Sullivan, rapporteur for the eighth EU Environmental Action Programme, on moving beyond GDP to a wellbeing economy, why young people should get into politics to avert environmental catastrophe, and the trouble with trilogues.
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