Governments must not chop and change their political support for renewable energy, which by 2020 will generate more electricity that the combined demand of China, India, and Brazil, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.
Independent lab tests have found that some Samsung TVs in Europe appear to use less energy during official testing conditions than they do during real-world use, raising questions about whether they are set up to game energy efficiency tests.
Climate change threatens global financial crises, and long-term declines in wealth, unless world leaders urgently seal a deal to limit it, the head of the Bank of England said on Tuesday (30 September).
EU regulators have sent out more than 200 questionnaires to companies and government agencies as part of an investigation into state subsidies offered to avoid power blackouts, the bloc's competition chief said on Monday (28 September).
Russia agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter under a deal clinched late Friday (25 September) with the European Union, capping months of difficult talks overshadowed by the Ukrainian conflict.
Creating European hubs to capture and store carbon dioxide would be the cheapest route to low-carbon energy, and the only way for some industries to cut their emissions, industry and government officials say.
Germany has been in the EU's bad books for a while now over its high urban nitrogen dioxide levels. In the midst of the Volkswagen scandal, Berlin puts the blame squarely on new diesel-powered cars emissions. EurActiv Germany reports.
Luxembourg was today (22 September) criticised by campaigners for leading talks about the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this November, while having the highest per capita fossil fuel subsidies in the European Union.
Gazprom has sent proposals to the European Commission regarding an out-of-court settlement of an antitrust case against the company, the Interfax news agency quoted a company official as saying today (21 September).
Major nations seem to be reducing fossil fuel subsidies but still have "ample scope" for deeper cuts in recent support of up to $200 billion (about €178 billion) a year, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Monday.