Clean energy and circular economy projects secure EU innovation funding
Claudia Delpero, 18 Sep 2019
A recyclable kitchen worktop stone, a technology replicating rainfall to supply sustainable drinking water and a kite that collects wind energy are among 108 projects earmarked for EU support
Environmental divergence: Could the UK cut green rules after Brexit?
13 Sep 2019
With the arrival of Boris Johnson in Number 10, there are growing signs that the UK government is seeking to diverge from EU environmental rules after Brexit. But which protections are most at threat?
Outdated energy tax rules hamper EU climate ambitions
Robert Hodgson, 12 Sep 2019
European rules on energy taxation dating back to 2003 are no longer in step with the EU's climate policy and may hinder investment in clean energy technology, the European Commission has said
Timmermans to spearhead European Green Deal
Robert Hodgson, 10 Sep 2019
Current European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans is set to become de facto EU commissioner for climate action as he is charged with delivering on a raft of green policy pledges
Who is Virginijus Sinkevičius, the EU’s next environment commissioner?
Claudia Delpero, 10 Sep 2019
Lithuanian, 28 years old, minister for economy and innovation since 2017, Virginijus Sinkevičius has been appointed European Commissioner for Environment and Oceans
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