Targets are needed to reduce the EU's dependence on oil and cut CO2 but member states could be given more time to meet them, says ..
News 17 Sep 2013
Participation numbers have noticeably dropped as the economic crisis takes its toll on local authorities but more non-EU cities are joining in ..
News 16 Sep 2013
The limit is more generous compared with the European Commission's proposal, deplore NGOs. No first-reading negotiations with member states ..
News 11 Sep 2013
Calls to limit the use of crop-based biofuels have intensified ahead of an important plenary vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday ..
News 9 Sep 2013
Spain has pledged to strengthen sanctions against offshore ship refuelling in protected habitats surrounding Gibraltar, as diplomatic tensions escalate ..
News 19 Aug 2013
The EU presidency wants to ditch a 5% limit on biofuels from food-crops after its earlier suggestions on the ILUC proposal failed to get member ..
News 24 May 2013
Producers welcome MEP Alejo Vidal-Quadras' call for greater emphasis on mitigation in draft rules to address the indirect land-use change impacts of biofuels ..
News 7 May 2013
European Parliament and member states have reached agreement on a proposal to delay the inclusion of flights to and from non-European destinations in the ETS ..
News 12 Mar 2013
The biofuels have a low ILUC impact because the Dutch have fewer diesels cars and suppliers must disclose how green their fuels are, claim NGOs ..
News 20 Feb 2013
Brussels has proposed that flights into and out of Europe be exempt from the ETS for one year, while talks aimed at a global deal ..
News 12 Nov 2012
The commission plans to launch a "broad" consultation on post-2020 policy for controlling CO2 emissions for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles ..
News 8 Nov 2012
A project to turn the Danish town of Kalundborg into a pioneer of intelligent energy use began on Monday, after twelve firms signed an agreement ..
News 5 Nov 2012
Finland will spend €30m over three years to help its shipping industry comply with limits on maritime air pollution, according to the country's budget plans ..
News 5 Sep 2012
The EU executive has published a report on the prospects of developing infrastructure for alternative fuels ahead of a strategy due later this year ..
News 22 Aug 2012
The Bulgarian government wants to introduce measures to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. An action plan will be presented in the coming weeks ..
News 13 Aug 2012