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Miliband: EU Brexit would torch UK's climate change credibility

Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband urges green businesses and campaigners to push politicians for bolder climate action

21 Nov 2014

We are now getting close to creating wealth worth having

James Cameron

James Cameron argues the US-China climate deal will help usher in new economic opportunities as the world shifts to a low carbon energy system

19 Nov 2014

UK faces EU judgement day over air pollution failures

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European Court of Justice set to rule on ongoing battle between UK government and ClientEarth over NO2 limits

19 Nov 2014

Greenpeace raises alarm over illegal timber entering Europe

Activists confront ship carrying wood from controversial Brazilian supplier, prompting Belgian importer to launch investigation

12 Nov 2014

Mercedes leads EU's fuel economy 'cheaters'

Report finds company has biggest differential between test and real world performance, with average gap growing to 31 per cent

10 Nov 2014

Tax pollution not income to boost EU economy, say NGOs

New organisation Green Budget Europe established to push the case for rebalancing EU fiscal policy

06 Nov 2014

EU energy efficiency plans accused of lacking 'clear pathway' for improvement

Study finds UK among four member states compliant with Energy Efficiency Directive, but green building industry criticises 'piecemeal approach' across Europe

04 Nov 2014

IPCC chief: 'We need to tell the truth and if that truth is blunt, so be it'

Dr Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, explains why its latest report is essential reading for businesses

03 Nov 2014

Transport can drive EU’s 2030 energy and climate ambitions

Nour Amrani of Novozymes on the implications of the EU's proposed framework for a commonly overlooked sector

03 Nov 2014

EU car makers already beating 2015 emission targets

EU data shows 11 major manufacturers have passed the 130g CO2/km mark two years early

31 Oct 2014

We've got an EU 2030 deal, what now?

Roz Bulleid of the EEF offers five proposals to help ensure the EU meets its new energy and climate change targets

31 Oct 2014

Plant scientists urge Europe to stop blocking GM trials on ‘political’ grounds

Organiser of open letter says: 'Politicians that choose to ignore this message cannot in future say they take science seriously'

30 Oct 2014

International climate targets are great, but the future's local

John Alker of the UK Green Building Councils argues that international and national arguments over decarbonisation conceal the rapid progress being made at a local level

29 Oct 2014

EU could cut emissions 24 per cent by 2020

Preliminary figures suggest bloc is on track to meet all three 2020 climate and energy goals

28 Oct 2014

It's not perfect, but the EU energy and climate package is great news for the green economy

The targets and policies delivered by the EU energy and climate change package prove that decarbonisation efforts are now firmly part of the political and business mainstream

28 Oct 2014

2030 pact UK's most significant environmental deal ever – Ed Davey

British understanding with Poland key to climate agreement, says energy minister, but devil is in the detail

28 Oct 2014

Cameron hails EU climate agreement as end to green energy 'diktats'

But Green MP Caroline Lucas says lack of binding energy savings target is bad for consumers and businesses

27 Oct 2014

Ed Davey hails 'historic' EU climate and energy package

UK government downplays fears new framework will fail to drive investment in low carbon technology and fund coal power in Eastern Europe

24 Oct 2014

EU 2030 climate and energy package: All the latest

All the latest news and analysis as EU leaders attempt to agree long term climate and energy policy

24 Oct 2014

EU 2030 climate and energy package - the green economy reaction

What the sector is saying about the deal to cut emissions 40 per cent and deliver 27 per cent renewable energy by 2030

24 Oct 2014

European Union agrees to slash CO2 'at least 40 per cent' by 2030

Deal struck in the early hours of this morning includes binding 27 per cent target for renewable energy and voluntary energy savings goal

24 Oct 2014

A strong climate package is essential to revive flagging EU energy investment

Stephanie Pfeifer of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change explains why investors crave the policy certainty a bold EU energy and climate change package would deliver

24 Oct 2014

Could Portugal's interconnector demands threaten EU 2030 climate targets?

Reports suggest latest draft of Climate and Energy package exclude binding target on cross border power cables

23 Oct 2014

Ten things you need to know about the EU 2030 climate and energy package

As David Cameron joins the negotiations for a 2030 carbon reduction target, BusinessGreen assesses the key questions raised by the EU's new energy and climate change strategy

23 Oct 2014

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