Can cow feed help tackle the EU’s methane crisis?

Can cow feed help tackle the EU’s methane crisis?

As world governments get serious about cutting methane emissions, cattle farming is under the spotlight. The EU is considering whether a new feed additive could help tackle the issue.

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CCS wins big in first round of Innovation Fund awards

The European Commission has unveiled seven large-scale projects eligible for €1.1bn in support drawn from the EU emissions trading system, with carbon capture and storage, green steel making and waste-to-fuel among the technologies that will be trialled.


COP26: EU greets ‘Glasgow Climate Pact’ as flawed step forward

Global commitments to “phase down” unabated coal use, increase 2030 climate targets next year and ramp up spending on adaptation finance, as agreed at the UN climate talks in Glasgow this weekend, have received a mixed reaction in Brussels.


COP26: Commission official says maritime emissions belong in NDCs

A European Commission official has countered criticism of proposals to extend the EU emissions trading system to international shipping and argued that nationally determined contributions should include measures “for a real transition” in the maritime sector.


COP26: Timermans defends EU support for new gas infrastructure

European Green Deal chief Frans Timmermans has hit back at claims that the Commission’s plan to support up to 30 new gas projects in the EU is incompatible with the Paris Agreement, as a ‘coalition of the willing’ signalled they would end oil and gas production.


Portugal targets net zero in 2045 with new climate law

Portugal, which in 2016 became the first country to commit to achieving climate neutrality by 2050, has stepped up its ambition with the approval last Friday by a near unanimous vote in parliament of a climate law which seeks to attain this goal by 2045.

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