This week saw the debate intensify over what will fuel the EU’s planned hydrogen revolution – should the wonder fuel be produced from the sun and the wind, or also from natural gas?
When environment ministers meet next Tuesday they will discuss the proposed European Climate Law, which sets a 2050 deadline for the EU to bring its net greenhouse gas emissions down to zero. But it is far from certain that agreement can be reached on increasing the bloc's 2030 climate goal
Three months ago many countries entered a painful lockdown to limit the spread of novel coronavirus. The result of this situation has been a significant cut in air pollution and carbon emissions, but a recent study suggests they are already rebounding as constraints are lifted
Conditionality is this week's buzzword, with arguments raging over environmental conditionality quietly raging in a number of policy areas, as well as over the terms and conditions of Air France's €7bn bailout deal, intended to make the airline ‘the most respectful of the environment ... on the planet’
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
Gaining the support of Europe's 16 million forest owners will be vital to achieving the EU biodiversity strategy's objectives, says Fanny-Pomme Langue, secretary-general of the Confederation of European Forest Owners
John Cooper, director general of the trade association FuelsEurope, speaks to ENDS about how petroleum refiners envisage that, by mid-century, they could abandon fossil fuels and switch entirely to the production of low-carbon liquid fuels
Eduardo Cuoco, director of IFOAM EU, the European umbrella organisation for organic food and farming, tells ENDS that plans to more than treble the area of organic farmland in Europe are good news, but a ‘big challenge’
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.
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