Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The price polluters pay for emitting greenhouse gases could tumble unless policymakers adapt the EU emissions trading system to account for national plans to phase ..
News 8 Jul 2019
Funds available under the EU emissions trading scheme to upgrade the energy systems of central and eastern European member states could be worth up to ..
News 21 Jun 2019
The Romanian government is breaching EU law by allocating millions of euros in state aid to coal power plants, an environmental law group has alleged ..
News 17 Jun 2019
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