An alliance of 50 organisations representing the clean energy and electricity sector is calling on the next European Commission to focus on electrification to decarbonise ..
News 22 Mar 2019
EU criteria for tyre efficiency would remain as they have been since 2009 under a new negotiating position adopted by EU member states today ..
News 4 Mar 2019
The Maltese EU Council presidency has proposed to cut the number of charging points for electric vehicles in private buildings to just one per car ..
News 12 Apr 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources
More than half of EU governments want to stick with or weaken the European Commission’s draft Effort Sharing Regulation on climate change, groups warn ..
News 28 Mar 2017
EU member states are considering a weaker 2030 energy efficiency target, which puts them at odds with more ambitious MEPs, a leaked proposal has indicated ..
News 14 Mar 2017
The EU’s first specific business-to-business energy label and new ecodesign requirements will apply to business-use refrigerators in the EU starting today ..
News 1 Jul 2016
- Pollution,Products,General Policy,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging,Packaging
EU member states have criticised the European Commission for continuing to delay the publication of an ecodesign work plan as part of its new circular ..
News 21 Jun 2016
Higher energy efficiency and renewable energy targets could help the EU cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 compared with 1990 levels, according ..
News 19 Apr 2016
Countries have been urged to tighten UN fuel efficiency standards for new ships as the current regulatory regime is too weak, an NGO study shows ..
News 5 Apr 2016
The European Commission has proposed setting minimum noise requirements for electrical vehicles as part of UN law ..
News 3 Mar 2016
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
The European Commission has given the Czech Republic two months to take back a shipment of toxic waste to Poland or risk being taken to ..
News 23 Oct 2015
The European Commission is considering the inclusion of pollutants such as NOx in car labelling rules as a result of the Volkswagen emissions scandal ..
News 20 Oct 2015
The European Commission is taking Malta to the EU court for continuing finch trapping on its territory ..
News 24 Sep 2015
The European Commission should draw up a ‘transport and climate plan', including a ban on diesel in urban areas by 2020, an MEP drafting the ..
News 22 May 2015
MEPs scrapped plans to earmark €5bn from the EU’s investment fund for energy efficiency in a vote on Monday. But they agreed to ensure that ..
News 21 Apr 2015