Democrats in the US Senate are considering a "polluter import fee", similar to the EU’s recently unveiled carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM), to help fund President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion recovery package.
Poland wants more EU money to finance its green transition. But getting its hands on EU cash will require the government to put forward a credible roadmap for the country’s energy transition, which is currently lacking. EURACTIV’s media partner, Wysokie Napięcie, reports.
EU environment ministers meeting for an informal session at Brdo pri Kranju have discussed the UN climate conference COP26, to be held in Glasgow in November.
Slovenian Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak said the discussion on Tuesday sought to analyse the situation, …
The English city of Liverpool was removed from UNESCO's list of world heritage sites on Wednesday (21 July) because new buildings undermined the attractiveness of its Victorian docks, making it only the third site to be removed from the prestigious …
The confrontation between Russia and the West is coming to a head, experts say. In consequence, the Associated Trio - Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova – has declared its aims to step up cooperation to strengthen security in the Black Sea …
Britain demanded on Wednesday (21 July) that the European Union agree to rewrite a deal overseeing problematic post-Brexit trade involving Northern Ireland just a year after it was agreed with the bloc, a call immediately rejected by Brussels.
The end of the obligation to wear face masks outdoors in Spain when social distancing is practicable, as decreed on 26 June by the government, was approved by parliament on Wednesday, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.
Poland's justice minister said on Wednesday (21 July) it was not possible to comply with a ruling by the top European Union court that the country's new system for disciplining judges broke EU law and should be suspended.
A study published in the Lancet has found that out of more than 70,000 adults in the UK hospitalised with severe COVID-19 disease, half developed at least one health complication during their hospitalisation, while almost one in three participants …
France and Germany are now calling on other EU countries to follow their lead in banning the controversial practice of culling male chicks, which both countries pledged to end from January 2022. EURACTIV France and EURACTIV Germany report.
Austria's Supreme Court has asked the EU Court of Justice for clarification on the legality of Facebook's processing of personal data after data protection activist Max Schrems brought a case before it. The Court in Luxembourg will now decide whether the US giant respected the GDPR since it came into force in 2018.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced plans on Wednesday (21 July) to call a referendum on child protection issues to combat pressure from the European Union over legislation which the bloc says discriminates against LGBTQI+ people.
European industries covered by the EU's future carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) have expressed doubts about the proposal, tabled last week. In addition to border measures, they are calling for an export rebate scheme to help green EU products compete on global markets.
Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya appealed on Monday (19 July) for more help from the United States as she began a visit to Washington for meetings with top Biden administration officials this week.
In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about France mulling new COVID-19 restrictions, the European Commission givingPoland an August deadline comply with the CJEU’s decisions, and so much more.
The European Commission has decided to launch an investigation on the surveillance of EU journalists as the bloc reels from the Pegasus Project revelations released over the weekend that governments had used military spyware to intercept communications.
“We are starting to …
Brussels and Washington have reacted strongly to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to partially reopen a coastal resort town emptied of its original Greek Cypriot residents as well as his proposal for a two-state solution on Cyprus issue.
The United States and Germany will take action against Russia if it uses the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to harm Ukraine or other Eastern European countries, according to sources familiar with a bilateral agreement expected on Wednesday (21 July).
Companies that transfer bitcoin or other cryptoassets must collect details of senders and recipients to help authorities crack down on dirty money, EU policymakers proposed on Tuesday (20 July) in the latest efforts to tighten regulation of the sector.
The European Commission won't approve Hungary's recovery plan until it carries out judicial reform and guarantees that corruption cases are investigated, justice commissioner Didier Reynders said in an interview published on Tuesday.