Increased use of digital platforms, smart devices, AI, the Internet of Things and blockchain could all help Europe move to a circular economy, but also ..
News 5 Jul 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
An EU Council summit on Monday revealed stark divisions on EU transport policy, with some ministers warning that asking car makers to cut CO2 output ..
News 25 Jun 2018
The number of electric vehicles on the world’s roads increased by more than half between 2016 and 2017 as a consequence of falling battery costs ..
News 30 May 2018
The European Commission should do more to ensure consumers are not financially burdened by the switch to cleaner forms of transport, an EU advisory body ..
News 25 Apr 2018
A German scheme to support the purchase of electric buses is in line with EU rules on state aid, the European Commission has announced ..
News 26 Feb 2018
European Parliament negotiators failed on Wednesday to adopt a more ambitious stance on the compulsory installation of charging points than one agreed earlier this year ..
News 11 Oct 2017
European Commission proposals requiring the installation of electric vehicle charging points in EU buildings will “fall short” of boosting the roll-out of clean mobility, according ..
News 5 Dec 2016
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Packaging
EU climate change policies focus too narrowly on energy and transport and should more strongly reflect the potential of the circular economy to cut greenhouse ..
News 17 Jun 2016
MEPs and member states have agreed tighter air pollution standards for off-road engines such as those in lawn mowers, bulldozers and barges ..
News 7 Apr 2016
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
Resource and climate challenges can be opportunities not threats for the EU steel industry, says the European Commission ..
News 16 Mar 2016
International cooperation in the form of a deployment target is needed to boost uptake of electric cars, according to clean transport research organisation ICCT ..
News 30 Sep 2015
MEPs have approved weaker pollution rules for non-road mobile machinery, including exemptions for certain engine types ..
News 16 Sep 2015
Slovakia aims to increase the number of electric and hybrid vehicles on its roads to at least 10,000 by 2020, according to a government strategy ..
News 10 Sep 2015
The number of electric vehicles sold in Norway more than doubled last year, according to official figures ..
News 11 Mar 2015