Energy

Blog: Green, blue or grey – Europe's multicoloured energy vision

Blog: Green, blue or grey – Europe's multicoloured energy vision

Now it's Europe's turn for a hydrogen initiative. But it seems unlikely that renewable – also referred to as 'green' – hydrogen will be filling Europe's extensive network of gas pipes any time soon

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Politics & Law

Blog: The countdown to biodiversity day

The European Commission is gearing up to unveil its EU 2030 biodiversity strategy, set to include measures to cut the use of pesticides and proposals to designate 30% of land and sea in Europe as protected areas. Here's what to expect

Air

Blog: The ‘heroes of the night’ paint it red

Forty kilometres of cycle lanes are being carved out in Brussels in readiness for the gradual lifting of the Covid-19 lockdown. Some fear that the move will increase congestion and pollution, but for others the move is a necessary rebalancing

Politics & Law

Blog: Earth Day reflections amid the pandemic

This week saw further examples of the tussle between those who see the coronavirus crisis as justification for the EU to double down on its climate and environment policy, and those who would use Covid-19 as a reason to shelve such ambitions

Climate

Blog: With Europe in lockdown, a rough ride for the climate agenda

As we go to press on Friday comes news of a drop in emissions that isn’t going to bounce back after the glorious day when SARS-CoV-2 is finally subdued and we are released from our teleworking purgatory

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Climate

Interview: Cement businesses 'frustrated' at dirty image, ready to change, says industry boss

Interview: Cement businesses 'frustrated' at dirty image, ready to change, says industry boss

Koen Coppenholle, CEO of the organisation representing the cement sector in the EU, tells ENDS how the industry aims to become carbon neutral by mid-century and why the ETS may be ditched after 2030.

Markets & Corporate

Interview: Green recovery from pandemic makes EU climate targets more achievable

Interview: Green recovery from pandemic makes EU climate targets more achievable

Michael Wilkins, the head of sustainable finance research at S&P Global Ratings, tells ENDS that with a post-pandemic recovery package in the pipeline the financial sector can play an important role in achieving the EU's climate goals.

Energy

Interview: How district heating could help Europe's green recovery

Interview: How district heating could help Europe's green recovery

Paul Voss, head of the Brussels-based trade association Euroheat and Power, tells ENDS that district heating and cooling networks should play a key role in cutting the greenhouse gas emissions associated with keeping our homes and workplaces warm

Energy

Interview: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson on meeting Green Deal ambitions amid slowdown

Interview: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson on meeting Green Deal ambitions amid slowdown

Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope tells ENDS how reaching European Green Deal goals will require a vast capacity increase for wind farms old and new, and discusses the challenges to permitting them

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Politics & Law

Who is Virginijus Sinkevičius, the EU’s next environment commissioner?

Who is Virginijus Sinkevičius, the EU’s next environment commissioner?

Lithuanian, 28 years old, minister for economy and innovation since 2017, Virginijus Sinkevicius has been appointed European Commissioner for Environment and Oceans

Climate

Infographic: who sits on the new energy committee?

Infographic: who sits on the new energy committee?

The European Parliament’s industry, research and energy (ITRE) committee’s brief includes proposing amendments to legislative proposals in key climate-related policy areas.

Politics & Law

CHART: Who is on the new Environment Committee?

CHART: Who is on the new Environment Committee?

The European Parliament has decided on who will sit in its committees for the 2019-2014 legislative period - click through for a full list of the new environment committee

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