Europe-based supermarkets, logistics and transport companies are having to reduce their use of climate-changing refrigerant gases as countries including Germany and UK ratify a key ..
Analysis 22 Nov 2017
Germany‘s law allowing tenants to benefit from solar photovoltaic panels installed on the rooftop was cleared on Monday by the European Commission under EU state ..
News 22 Nov 2017
Estonia and Luxembourg have signed an agreement on the “statistical transfer of renewable energy amounts” that will help the latter meet its binding 2020 renewable ..
News 14 Nov 2017
Border tariffs should be applied to prevent countries outside the EU from gaining a competitive advantage by eschewing climate policies that increase costs for manufacturers ..
News 10 Nov 2017
The Swedish government is to set up a chemical substitution centre at the state-owned RISE research centre in Borås to help smaller companies to replace ..
News 8 Nov 2017
- Climate,Markets & Corporate,COP23: call to action
Carbon trading lobbies have urged the UN to agree accounting and trading rules that would enable the transfer of credits between emissions trading schemes, ahead ..
Analysis 3 Nov 2017
The Dutch government will use a “modernisation of the tax system” to deliver on its pledge to green and decarbonise the country’s economy ..
News 2 Nov 2017
A wide coalition of environmental organisations launched on Thursday a concerted campaign calling for a European coal phaseout by 2030, and issued a five-point policy ..
News 2 Nov 2017
A legal dispute over a support scheme for renewables is threatening more than a hundred small hydro projects in Italy that had been declared eligible ..
News 1 Nov 2017
Prosthetics have been used for hundreds of years but for much of that time had little technological development. That is all changing… ..
Comment 27 Oct 2017
The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to back a European Commission proposal to cut the level of cadmium permitted in fertilisers to 20mg per kilogramme ..
News 24 Oct 2017
The transport sector can deliver the largest environmental benefits within the so-called ‘sharing economy’, according to a Nordic Council study ..
News 20 Oct 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
A new tax approved by the Valencian regional parliament in September will “fatten up the tourist industry” rather than raise revenue for investment in environmental ..
News 11 Oct 2017
Less polluting vessels will pay lower charges to use the port of Hamburg under a proposed review of fees that was announced on Monday ..
News 10 Oct 2017
Subsidies for using solid biomass as fuel is indirectly supporting the coal industry and could be slowing emissions reduction in Europe’s electricity sector, a report ..
News 6 Oct 2017