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,Energy,2019 European Elections
Addressing climate change in a socially just way should be the top priority for the next European Commission, the European Parliament’s centre-left Socialists and Democrats ..
News 28 May 2019
Reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy should require governments to regulate greenhouse gas emissions in the farming sector, according to an EU report ..
News 28 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,2019 European Elections
European city leaders and a raft of environmental, business, youth, and faith groups called on Tuesday for government leaders to commit to more rapid cuts ..
News 7 May 2019
Only “transformative change” can prevent an unprecedented mass extinction driven by human activities on land and sea, according to an alarming new analysis by the ..
News 6 May 2019
Europe's economy must be modernised to 'embrace sustainable consumption and production patterns', the EU executive said on Tuesday ..
News 30 Apr 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
With just days to go before Spain’s general election, all but one of the country’s national parties have given their backing for greater ambition on ..
News 25 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