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
- Climate,EU's Circular Economy
Even the most energy intensive industries in Europe can cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century without ruining their competitiveness, according to a ..
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
The cement sector has barely made any progress on reducing its total carbon emissions in part because of a lack of clear policies to promote ..
News 12 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
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
- Climate,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament today voted to establish new rules governing sustainable finance, but rejected proposals to rank all economic activities according to their social and ..
News 28 Mar 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
Almost half of more than €90 billion earmarked for external action under the proposed 2021-2027 EU budget should be used to support climate and environmental ..
News 27 Mar 2019