Parliament finalises position on ETS reform

The European Parliament has reached an agreement on proposals to reform the EU emissions trading system, with broadened scope for the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), after the last vote... Read more

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REPowerEU: Crisis response risks extending gas use, says report

Policies aimed at reducing EU dependence on Russian fuel imports risk prolonging the bloc's use of natural gas, while raised biogas ambitions go beyond environmentally sustainable levels, an expert panel has warned.


Commission criticised for failing to tap full potential for energy savings

IPCC and IEA scientists have warned the European Commission it is overlooking the potential for a rapid reduction in energy demand, not least for heating buildings, as it focuses on seeking alternative sources to replace Russian oil and gas imports.


Fit for 55: Parliament settles on position for non-ETS emissions cuts

In a dramatic day that saw the European Parliament send back to the environment committee key files from the ‘Fit for 55’ package, a large majority of MEPs managed to approve their position on binding greenhouse gas emission targets for EU member states up to 2030.

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Cross-party alliance vows to stop green label for gas and nuclear

Members of the European Parliament’s five largest political groups have tabled a proposal to block legislation that would classify gas-fired and nuclear power plants as climate friendly investments under EU sustainable finance rules.

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Recriminations after Parliament fails to pass key Fit for 55 files

Progress on reforming the emissions trading system has stalled after the European Parliament voted to send the file back to the environment committee, in a shock move that has sparked accusations of betrayal.

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