No new EU trade agreement will pass through the European Parliament unless it is designed to reduce the climate and environmental impact of international commerce, ..
News 3 Sep 2019
The Belgian government should have conducted a full environmental impact assessment before legislating to upgrade and continue operating two nuclear reactors that were slated for ..
News 30 Jul 2019
Iceland’s four largest emitters of carbon dioxide will explore a technique for capturing and permanently locking away the gas in basalt rock as part of ..
News 24 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to fund carbon capture and storage technology despite past failures, but applicants will need to convince the EU executive of ..
News 20 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Technical rules on waste incineration could end up allowing operators to escape tighter emissions limits by adding biomass waste to their fuel mix, the European ..
News 14 Jun 2019
- Climate,EU's Circular Economy
Even the most energy intensive industries in Europe can cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century without ruining their competitiveness, according to a ..
News 25 Apr 2019
The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019
German chancellor Angela Merkel has said her government will consider introducing a cross-sector carbon tax in order to meet its 2030 climate targets ..
News 15 Apr 2019
The cement sector has barely made any progress on reducing its total carbon emissions in part because of a lack of clear policies to promote ..
News 12 Apr 2019
The list of industrial sectors that will qualify for the maximum number of free allowances under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over the next ..
News 18 Feb 2019
Environmental organisations are calling on EU governments to prepare a climate plan for energy intensive industries, as EU ministers begin talks on the EU’s long-term ..
News 15 Feb 2019
Environmental groups have attacked proposals to use EU funding for a waste-burning plant in Bulgaria they say does not comply with the requirements of the ..
News 4 Dec 2018
Money ploughed into carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects has achieved next to nothing, EU auditors said on Monday ..
News 23 Oct 2018
Overlapping climate policies have undermined the efficiency of the EU emissions trading system, according to a new study ..
News 17 Sep 2018
The EU and the richest state in the US are to explore ways of aligning their carbon markets, EU climate commissioner Cañete and California state ..
News 14 Sep 2018