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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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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