The European Commission is ready to fund carbon capture and storage technology despite past failures, but applicants will need to convince the EU executive of ..
News 20 Jun 2019
A national levy of €7 per passenger from 2021 is only the Dutch government's 'plan C' – what the Netherlands really wants is for the ..
News 12 Jun 2019
More than 150 campaign groups have called on European leaders to take a new economic approach and make sustainable development the “overarching objective" of the ..
News 11 Jun 2019
Several EU countries are banking EU energy transition funds while doing little to curb their use of coal, according to a new report ..
News 29 May 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
Climate action commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete has urged EU governments and the private sector to prepare more thoroughly for the worsening impacts of climate change ..
News 20 May 2019
Besides polluting land and sea, worldwide growth in the use of plastic could jeopardise the Paris Agreement goal of halting global warming, a report suggests ..
News 15 May 2019
Introducing a tax on kerosene could slash the EU’s aviation emissions without causing an overall drop in employment or economic growth, according to a leaked ..
News 13 May 2019
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
Fewer than one in five fund managers controlling a combined $10 trillion in assets believe oil firms will be good investments five years from now ..
News 29 Apr 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed setting an EU-wide carbon tax and boosting green finance policies, while re-floating the idea of an EU carbon floor ..
News 26 Apr 2019
The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019
German chancellor Angela Merkel has said her government will consider introducing a cross-sector carbon tax in order to meet its 2030 climate targets ..
News 15 Apr 2019
The European Commission has called for the abolition of national vetoes for decisions on energy taxation by making qualified majority voting the norm in the ..
News 9 Apr 2019