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
Introducing a tax on kerosene could slash the EU’s aviation emissions without causing an overall drop in employment or economic growth, according to a leaked ..
News 13 May 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
Infrastructure to support cleaner transport and renewable energy integration is set to receive a funding boost after 2020, but campaigners warn of support for fossil ..
News 11 Mar 2019
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Lawmakers should take into account the indirect contribution chemicals firms make to climate action when drafting a European definition of 'sustainable' investment, industry representatives have ..
News 6 Feb 2019
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Investors in corporate bonds should be more assiduous in screening companies for their environmental and climate impact, campaigners said on Thursday as they published a ..
News 31 Jan 2019
The European Parliament has rejected proposals to exclude fossil fuel projects from EU trans-European infrastructure funding as well as measures to cap support for gas ..
News 13 Dec 2018
- Climate,Energy,Transport,General Policy
Following French president Emmanuel Macron’s decision to rethink a carbon tax on vehicle fuel in the face of widespread protests, what lessons could policymakers learn? ..
Comment 11 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
European financiers have committed €2bn for projects which tackle marine pollution, particularly plastics litter ..
News 12 Oct 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Packaging
EU auditors have questioned the European Commission’s proposal to boost the bloc’s budget with a plastic tax in the post-2020 trillion-euro multiannual financial framework (MFF) ..
News 12 Oct 2018
The announcement by Spain’s prime minister that a new tax on diesel will be included in the 2019 budget provoked a call today for “prudence" ..
News 5 Sep 2018
Spain’s new ecological transition ministry is working on plans to raise fuel duty on diesel in stages to bring it into line with taxation on ..
News 29 Jun 2018
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources,General Policy
The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to increase investment in environmental and energy infrastructure as part of the EU’s post-2020 budget ..
News 6 Jun 2018