EU legislation to cut emissions from large combustion plants has played a vital role in curbing air pollution, according to a new study by the ..
News 26 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
Maintaining a one-quarter share of nuclear capacity in the 2050 electricity mix will help decarbonise the economy and support jobs and economic growth in the ..
News 29 Apr 2019
Lawyers and environmental campaigners have lodged a complaint with the European Commission over Romania's “totally ineffective” response to coal-fired power stations breaching the EU emissions ..
News 28 Mar 2019
The idea of CO2 taxation has been given a fresh boost ahead of a meeting of EU heads of state and government in Brussels this ..
News 19 Mar 2019
Legal difficulties preventing countries from imposing a fuel tax on flights between European Economic Area countries can be overcome, according to a legal analysis ..
News 4 Feb 2019
The French government is to decide in the autumn whether coal-fired power plants could continue running on biomass after the country ends generation from the ..
News 28 Jan 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A European Commission plan to end EU support for waste incineration plants remains in doubt as MEPs consider amendments to rules on cohesion funding ..
News 14 Jan 2019
An EU court has said European Commission regulations which set “excessively high” limits on nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from cars and vans went beyond the ..
News 13 Dec 2018
EU coal power plant owners could save €78bn by closing loss-making facilities in line with the Paris Climate Agreement, new analysis suggests ..
News 30 Nov 2018
Ten European companies were responsible for nearly 70% of the health damage caused by coal power plants in 2016, environmentalist campaigners claimed on Tuesday ..
News 21 Nov 2018
The Austrian presidency of the EU declared a new era of clean mobility in Europe after environment and transport ministers agreed to work towards a ..
News 30 Oct 2018
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has agreed that vessels equipped with approved scrubbing technology will be exempted from a 0.50% sulphur limit from early 2020 ..
News 30 Oct 2018
Air pollution levels across Europe have decreased slightly but is still proving a major cause of premature death and disease, particularly in urban areas, the ..
News 29 Oct 2018