Europe should by mid-century be routinely recycling used chemicals, while the industry itself should be running on renewable energy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, chemicals ..
News 25 Jun 2019
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
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
- 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
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,Waste & Resources
The EU should not subsidise fossil fuels, and should promote recycling over incineration, a raft of environmental groups have said ahead of a European Parliament ..
News 25 Mar 2019
The EU Commission's move on Wednesday to label palm oil-based biofuels as unsustainable was welcomed by environmentalists as a milestone in the fight against deforestation ..
News 13 Mar 2019
The European Commission intends to present recommendations in June on how sustainability criteria could be applied to solar PV installations, through EU rules on ecodesign ..
News 11 Mar 2019
The list of industrial sectors that will qualify for the maximum number of free allowances under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over the next ..
News 18 Feb 2019
Incineration plants, landfills and other facilities for disposing of unsorted waste should no longer be supported by the EU's largest public fund, MEPs agreed on ..
News 14 Feb 2019
Environmentalists have welcomed a move by the European Commission to limit the use of palm oil to produce “renewable” biofuels, but warned of loopholes ..
News 11 Feb 2019
The EU’s energy consumption rose by 1% in 2017, increasing the chances that the bloc will miss its 2020 energy efficiency targets, new data has ..
News 7 Feb 2019
Socialist candidate for the European Commission presidency Frans Timmermans has pledged to place the UN’s sustainable development goals at the heart of his administration ..
News 7 Feb 2019