Climate change and protecting the environment are a major public concern across the world. But while in northern European countries green or environmentalist parties are enjoying great success, in Spain the so-called 'green vote' continues to develop slowly EURACTIV’s partner El Diario reports.
“Nuclear power must be part of the solution” to the climate crisis and the rise in energy prices, according to a group of 10 EU countries led by France and Poland who signed a joint opinion article published across major European newspapers on Monday (11 October).
A court in the Spanish region of Murcia has opened an investigation against the ecological transition ministry over its alleged role in the environmental disaster in Mar Menor, a lagoon in southeastern Spain where tons of dead fish have washed ashore in the past week. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
The EU's aim for net zero by 2050 is insufficient to meet the Paris Agreement and limit warming to 1.5°C. To avoid climate catastrophe, Europe needs to rethink auctions for renewable energy and reintroducing support for small scale supply, argue Hans-Josef Fell and Dr Thure Traber.
The Paris administrative court recognised on Wednesday (3 February) the "faulty but partial shortcomings" of the French state in the fight against global warming in what has been termed "the case of the century". EURACTIV France reports.
The fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement is this week, and Africa is looking at leaders like Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to begin treating the climate crisis like a crisis, writes Vanessa Nakate.
The signals from climate science could not be clearer: we no longer have the luxury for any delay in transforming our economies towards carbon neutrality, argue researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
Temperatures can be expected to rise by 3.2C this century under current national pledges, threatening to bringing "wide-ranging and destructive climate impacts,” international climate experts warned on Tuesday (26 November).
In an interview with EURACTIV, Paris Agreement key architect Laurence Tubiana gives her take away of the UN Climate Action Summit and the role of the European Union ahead of the next European Council meeting 17-18 October.