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
Hundreds of companies have committed to installing only new equipment with natural or alternative refrigerants with low global warming potential as part of international efforts ..
News 7 Oct 2016
The EU is gradually phasing down ozone-depleting substances such as hydrofluorocarbons, with consumption in 2015 hitting its lowest point for 10 years, according to the ..
News 19 Sep 2016
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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Scotland has achieved the second-highest reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in Western Europe over a 24-year period, superseded only by Sweden ..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
A group of developed countries, including the EU, the US and Australia, have proposed reducing their production and use of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% by 2036 ..
News 25 Jul 2016
Negotiators have overcome a major roadblock in the Montreal Protocol talks to agree the basic principles covering financial aid for developing countries to reduce their reliance ..
News 18 Jul 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