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EU ministers urge Brussels to accelerate climate policies

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Ed Davey's Green Growth Group calls for early action on emissions trading scheme reform and legislation for 2030 targets

18 Dec 2014

EU will not label tar sands as 'dirty'

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MEPs fail to overturn Commission plans that would effectively consider oil from tar sands the same as standard petrol or diesel

18 Dec 2014

EU must not bin waste and air quality rules, industry warns

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Businesses and NGOs unite in call for Environment Secretary Liz Truss to persuade EU Commission to retain circular economy package

12 Dec 2014

EU delay to fuel efficient lorries slammed by campaigners

Compromise struck between Brussels and industry will see new designs come into force in 2022, later than many had wanted

11 Dec 2014

Green QE: The missing piece of the puzzle

Molly Scott Cato argues a green investment strategy could achieve social and environmental benefits while driving jobs and growth

10 Dec 2014

Green groups hit back at BusinessEurope over attack on environmental ‘red tape'

Coalition of civil society groups voices opposition to industry lobby group's 'worrying deregulatory tendency'

08 Dec 2014

Navigating the maze of EU clean tech R&D support

The EU is changing the way it identifies research priorities for energy technologies - genuine clean-tech research needs to be at the top of the list

05 Dec 2014

UK government faces court case over "unlawful subsidy" for fossil fuels

Tempus Energy challenges Capacity Market in European Court claiming it favours polluting power stations over cheaper demand reduction options

04 Dec 2014

Lima climate talks: EU and US at odds over legally binding emissions targets

EU says mandatory carbon emissions cuts should be set for all countries, whereas US wants individual countries to be free to adjust the scale and pace of reductions

02 Dec 2014

UN climate change deal must have legally binding targets, says EU

Time is running out for agreeing legal framework for emissions cuts, EU official warns

28 Nov 2014

Shipping emissions to be monitored under new EU law

Brussels will require ship owners to track CO2 from 2018 as first step to tackling sector's growing emissions

27 Nov 2014

How richer data could unlock greener cities

EU-backed Re-Green initiative concludes the success of green city programmes rests on the quality of the environmental data that is available

27 Nov 2014

Pope Francis issues call for EU green jobs creation

Pope touts benefits of alternative energy as a means of stemming rising youth unemployment across Europe

26 Nov 2014

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

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 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

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

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