Carbon dioxide emitted by sectors in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) fell by 3.9% in 2018, according to official figures, slightly outperforming the preliminary ..
News 5 Jun 2019
A failure by policy-makers to address the issue of global warming could lead to increased adverse impacts on human health, a report warns ..
News 4 Jun 2019
The EU General Court in Luxembourg has accepted the arguments of the European Parliament and EU Council and ruled as inadmissible a legal challenge to ..
News 23 May 2019
While the EU is on course to meet its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industry, its emissions trading scheme has not been the ..
News 9 May 2019
A long-running legal battle between the Spanish government and renewable energy investors has been put under the spotlight by green group Ecologistas en Acción ..
News 17 Apr 2019
New interconnectors with North Africa appear to be facilitating the import to Spain of electricity generated by fossil fuels, a coalition of green groups has ..
News 17 Apr 2019
Friends of the Earth Netherlands has filed a lawsuit against Shell in an attempt to force it to do more to tackle climate change ..
News 8 Apr 2019
CO2 output from sectors covered by the EU ETS fell by 3.5% in 2018 compared to 2017, but emissions from aviation kept growing and those ..
News 2 Apr 2019
A decision by the European Commission which had deemed a surcharge on electricity bills to fund support for renewable generation to be in breach of ..
News 29 Mar 2019
Existing climate policies will halve the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 on 1990 levels, but the bloc could realistically reduce its emissions by almost ..
News 26 Mar 2019
- Climate,Energy,EU's Circular Economy,2019 European Elections
The EU must urgently adopt progressive carbon pricing in order to tackle climate change, according to Frans Timmermans, the Socialist candidate for the European Commission ..
News 6 Mar 2019
The more disadvantaged of Europe’s citizens are the most exposed to the negative consequences of air pollution and other environmental issues, a new report finds ..
News 4 Feb 2019
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Investors in corporate bonds should be more assiduous in screening companies for their environmental and climate impact, campaigners said on Thursday as they published a ..
News 31 Jan 2019
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The EU member state-owned bank has dismissed claims that it breached its own guidelines on environmentally responsible investment in granting a loan to a biomass ..
News 17 Jan 2019
- Climate,Energy,COP24: UN climate talks
The EU’s emissions trading scheme should be backed up by other measures such as carbon floor prices, a group of eight member states said on ..
News 14 Dec 2018