European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
- Climate,Energy,Nature,Paris Agreement
The EU should “massively expand the role of public finance” to tackle climate change in a socially just manner, according to a platform of think-tanks ..
News 2 Sep 2019
France's environment agency urges a switch from cars to cycling and walking among additional measures needed to curb air pollution ..
News 17 Jul 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature,2019 European Elections
The newly elected chair of the European Parliament's environment committee, Pascal Canfin, has pledged to make it the ‘front runner’ in driving greater ambition in ..
News 10 Jul 2019
France has announced plans to introduce a tax on flights from next year to fund cleaner transport options, but the aviation industry has warned that ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The EU continued to increase the amount of palm oil it uses for biodiesel, heating and electricity in 2018, new figures reveal, prompting a stark ..
News 27 Jun 2019
Carmakers have acknowledged they could fail to meet EU emissions performance targets in the next two years and face potentially heavy penalties ..
News 25 Jun 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
Instead of facing fines for failing to meet EU requirements to reduce the CO2 output of new trucks, manufacturers should be rewarded for funding the ..
News 5 Jun 2019
Building up Europe’s fleet of electric vehicles could help integrate more renewable power into Europe’s grid and deliver huge cost savings for system operators, a ..
News 4 Jun 2019
- Climate,Chemicals,General Policy,Nature
A raft of environmental policy files await the incoming European Parliament and the next Commission ..
Analysis 28 May 2019
- Climate,Energy,General Policy,Nature,2019 European Elections
On the eve of the EU elections, a look at European Parliament voting records on environmental issues over the past five years reveals stark divisions ..
Analysis 22 May 2019
The need for a rapid, large-scale expansion of new energy infrastructure to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 poses a challenge to protected areas, a European ..
News 16 May 2019