Industrial Strategy update: 6 green initiatives you need know about

Industrial Strategy update: 6 green initiatives you need know about

The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday its updated Industrial Strategy, featuring new commitments to boost the ‘green and digital’ transitions in light of the Covid-19 crisis. Here’s what you... Read more

Latest articles


Leak: EU executive moots tighter sustainability criteria for biofuels

The European Commission is considering a “targeted strengthening” of rules on biofuels, including stricter limits on the use of wood for energy production, according to leaked papers related to the forthcoming revision of the Renewable Energy Directive.


Paying to meet EU green energy targets should be a ‘last resort option’

The European Commission published on Friday draft legislation establishing a Union Renewable Development Platform which will allow EU countries to fulfil their commitments towards the EU’s 2030 renewable target by paying countries who have exceeded their national targets.

Politics & Law

Top German court orders swift action on post-2030 climate targets

Germany’s main climate change law puts the freedoms of younger generations at risk because it fails to set clear emissions reduction targets after 2030, the country’s top court has ruled.


Commission turns attention to ‘carbon farming’ in climate fight

Carbon farming can be a “major contributor” to the EU’s climate change targets while providing a whole range of other environmental benefits, including promoting biodiversity, a European Commission study suggests.

Politics & Law

MEPs and governments agree on key part of just transition plans

The European Parliament and EU Council have struck a compromise deal over the terms of a Public Sector Loan Facility, completing a series of negotiations over the EU’s Just Transition Mechanism, the first legislative proposal under the European Green Deal.

European Green Deal

Latest news, analysis and insights on the flagship plan to decarbonise Europe by 2050


Get the latest on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak for environmental policymaking across the EU

Infringements dashboard

Keep up-to-date with essential information on environment-related infringement proceedings


Independent intelligence for UK environmental professionals

ENDS Waste
& Bioenergy

Tracking the waste-to-energy and biomass energy industries

ENDS Compliance

Track legislation and demonstrate compliance in support of EHS management requirements