Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019
A national levy of €7 per passenger from 2021 is only the Dutch government's 'plan C' – what the Netherlands really wants is for the ..
News 12 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
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
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Fully implementing the EU’s environmental legislation could save the EU economy around €55 billion a year, environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has said ..
News 5 Apr 2019
CO2 output from sectors covered by the EU ETS fell by 3.5% in 2018 compared to 2017, but emissions from aviation kept growing and those ..
News 2 Apr 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