Swedish diplomats have suggested that member states do not alter their negotiating position on biomass in the revised Renewable Energy Directive, prompting anger from campaigners.
Fossil fuel electricity generation is estimated to fall by 20% in 2023, double the previous record from 2020, following an historic increase in wind and solar power in 2022, according to energy think tank Ember.
The EU’s watchdog has urged the European Commission to conduct a thorough impact assessment before revising electricity market rules, while highlighting failings that have enabled market manipulation and slowed the roll-out of renewables.
Ecodesign requirements could be drawn up for a swathe of additional consumer and industrial products, according to a new consultation, but critics have questioned why cement is missing.
A leaked draft of the European Commission’s ‘green deal industrial plan’ indicates officials plan a four-pronged approach to promote net-zero investment, as stakeholders set out conflicting demands on regulation and subsidies.
Director general of the European Chemical Industries Council, Marco Mensink, has said a new ‘transition pathway’ for the sector provides much-needed “clarity”, but has warned that EU-based companies face huge challenges to stay competitive in a low-carbon economy.
Patrick Clerens, secretary general of the European Association for Storage of Energy, discusses the EU’s response to US green subsidies, critical raw materials, and how the sector can help drive fossil fuels off the grid.
With security worries taking centre stage at the EU space conference, Copernicus stakeholders shared concern that the satellite system will be left in the lurch, despite its role in monitoring climate action. Could the private sector fill the gaps?
Svein Tore Holstether, chief executive of Norwegian fertiliser company Yara, speaks to ENDS Europe about the outlook for the sector amid the war in Ukraine and the EU’s green farming transition.
The European Commission is preparing new legislation to bolster investor confidence in the EU green economy following the US Inflation Reduction Act. But will it be enough?
After a roasting summer, a warm winter. Europe is warming faster than the rest of the world, scientists at Copernicus, the EU Earth Observation programme, warned this week. Is the growing damage from climate disruption spurring lawmakers to do more?
Denise Dignam, president of advanced performance materials at US chemicals giant Chemours, on the company’s decision to invest in green hydrogen technology in France, and the possible EU restriction on PFAS.
The European Parliament's rapporteur on the recently approved carbon border adjustment mechanism talks to ENDS Europe about the groundbreaking deal and upcoming 'jumbo trilogue' on the broader reform of the EU emissions trading system.
An EU-funded project looked to engage with businesses in the Baltic states to improve REACH compliance and help them substitute the use of potentially dangerous chemicals with less harmful alternatives.
A fleet of satellites monitor the planet’s climate as part of the Copernicus programme. Dr Jean-Noël Thépaut, director of Copernicus Services at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, discusses their alarming findings.