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.
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
EXCLUSIVE / Weaknesses in the oversight of the European Union’s forestry sector has exposed it to the risk of being used to game government climate commitments and scoop up millions … Continue reading
European Union countries will be obliged to help power households and social services such as healthcare in neighbouring member states in case of severe shortages, under legislation to be put … Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE/ Adidas, Puma, Aldi, and Commerzbank are among more than 30 German business giants demanding an overhaul of EU climate and energy policy after Saturday’s landmark deal (12 December) to limit … Continue reading
“It’s like a European Council summit on drugs that goes on for weeks,” one flustered delegate at the UN Climate Change Conference told your reporter last week.
World governments today (12 December) agreed a historic international agreement to fight global warming at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris.
Mix of videos and photos taken during the last week of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris. Sit-in protest during the talks Climate Commissioner reacts to announcement of … Continue reading
China tonight (11 December) poured cold water on the European Union’s ambition to use an alliance of developed and developing nations to push for a strong deal at the UN Climate … Continue reading