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Trump can kill UN climate deal, warns EU carbon market chief

EXCLUSIVE/ The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States is a “real and imminent threat” to the fight against climate change, and “completely upends every single element” … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

What President Trump could mean for energy and climate policy

Before Donald Trump was elected America’s new president in yesterday’s elections (8 November), experts told EurActiv.com that his presidency would have a corrosive effect on global and EU climate and energy policy.

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

EU overcomes sovereignty fears to secure deal on climate change

The European Union today (30 September) overcame fears over parliamentary sovereignty to secure a fast-track deal paving the way for the bloc to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change.

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Countries offered EU climate target flexibility in bid to cut emissions

EU countries will be able to bank annual emissions savings from sectors such as agriculture and transport, and use them in later years to meet their climate targets, under legislation … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brexit campaign leadership dominated by climate-sceptics

INVESTIGATION/ Leading figures in the Vote Leave referendum campaign to take Britain out of the EU have links to a controversial climate-sceptic think tank and question the science behind global … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Norwegian energy minister: We will drill until gas reserves run out

Norway will be on its last third of natural gas reserves by 2035, much of it in the Arctic, and almost all of it destined for the EU market, the … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Solar could be cheaper than coal and gas by 2025, study says

EXCLUSIVE: Solar power will be cheaper than coal or gas by 2025 in sunnier regions of the EU, according to a study published the day before the European Commission launches … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

India outperforms Netherlands and Austria on climate

India’s climate protection performance has been ranked above nine European Union countries, including the Netherlands, Austria, and Poland, by climate campaigners. India has a very low level of per capita … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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