Portugal should ban diesel- and petrol-engined cars by 2030, a move which, given the country’s large renewable capacity and virtually-untapped solar generating potential, would effectively ..
News 13 Oct 2016
- Energy,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
Legislation that currently forces energy retailers in Poland to buy a fifth of their energy from renewable sources will be relaxed from 2017, the Polish ..
News 10 Aug 2016
Scotland has achieved the second-highest reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in Western Europe over a 24-year period, superseded only by Sweden ..
News 2 Aug 2016
The EU should support the transition to using liquefied natural gas and methanol as part of efforts to decarbonise shipping, EU scientists have said ..
News 9 May 2016
A nine-year dispute over the legality of a hydropower plant in Austria has ended with the ruling that the facility does not breach EU environmental ..
News 9 May 2016
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
The European Parliament has told the European Commission to ensure that its better regulation drive does not result in deregulation under a new work programme ..
News 17 Sep 2015
Next week’s European Parliament vote is a crucial opportunity for MEPs to push for more sustainable forest policies, says Linde Zuidema of FERN ..
Comment 23 Apr 2015
Environment ministers’ talks on biodiversity protection in Europe focused on “the significance of proper regulatory framework that will not be watered down”, the Latvian EU ..
News 15 Apr 2015
Environment and energy ministers will discuss how future EU renewable energy policy can accommodate biodiversity conservation when they meet next Wednesday ..
News 10 Apr 2015