Denmark's fishing fleet will suffer “severe” economic consequences unless business-as-usual continues after the UK leaves the EU, the Danish government said in a recently published in-depth impact assessment of Brexit on its fishing industry.
The European Commission proposed on Wednesday (8 November) a legislative package aimed at reducing CO2 emissions in road transport and encouraging the uptake of electric cars, in an attempt to help Europe's car industry remain competitive in the face of growing pressure from the US and China.
Tomorrow, the European Commission reveals its plan to cut transport emissions and boost electric vehicle use. For its ambition to pay off, the EU will have to bank on the business argument for e-mobility.
The European Commission will unveil a package of legislation regulating environmental aspects of transport on Wednesday (8 November), amid concerns from NGOs and some MEPs that it may lack ambition in setting targets for the car industry.
The EU will exhaust its share of the global carbon budget within nine years and jeopardise the Paris Agreement’s two degrees target if emissions from fossil fuels continue at their current rate, a new study warns.
A new study looking into the practical, legal and technical aspects of further EU expansion has concluded that only one country, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, could meet the criteria for joining the bloc before 2023.
Lobbying: a dirty aspect of the EU bubble or a necessary part of the legislative process, depending on who you ask. But Brussels’ finest influence peddlers have really been pushing the envelope lately.
The idea of renewable gas is relatively new and the average European citizen would be forgiven for not knowing what it entails. Industry and institutional representatives are split over how much people actually need to understand.
Lithuania and Luxembourg became the first EU member states to agree on the transfer of renewable energy statistics on Thursday (26 October), meaning the Grand Duchy will now probably hit its 2020 target. Estonia hopes to broker a similar deal to finance its wind power ambitions.
Italy plans to phase out coal power plants by 2025, the country's industry minister said during a presentation of a new energy strategy on Tuesday (24 October), joining a growing trend of moving away from coal in the EU.
Deciding whether to ban certain weedkillers or limit the use of potentially dangerous ingredients is a poisoned chalice for legislators. That’s why it was easy for MEPs to go along with popular demand. After all, all they had to do was agree or disagree with the Commission.