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April 2024

More than three quarters of European aviation emissions aren’t subject to a carbon price, new study shows. – 2024-04-19

EU to world: Don’t depend solely on China to hit renewable goals – 2024-04-18

France unveils 55 ‘turnkey’ sites for clean industry – 2024-04-18

US Western states could make billions selling renewable energy, but they’ll need a lot more regional transmission lines – 2024-04-18

From gold to green: Can the Paris 2024 Olympics slash emissions? – 2024-04-18

Carbon price fall deprives Europe's green funds of billions – 2024-04-18

Scottish government to abandon pledge to cut carbon emissions 75% by 2030 – 2024-04-18

The Letta report: What’s in the box for Europe’s energy sector – 2024-04-18

Skills shortage threatens transformation to a sustainable industry – engineers' association – 2024-04-18

Most EU countries on track to meet charging targets – 2024-04-17

Green cement production is scaling up – and it could cut the carbon footprint of construction – 2024-04-17

Fear of ousted populists could be enough to stall climate policy in Poland – 2024-04-17

Explainer: The EU’s Green Deal Industrial Plan – 2024-04-16

World Bank climate funding greens African hotels while fishermen sink – 2024-04-16

Europe is not meeting its cross-border grid connection goals, watchdog warns – 2024-04-16

New wind installations hit a record last year, report says – 2024-04-16

Laggard EU seeks growth fixes to compete in global shift to new technologies – 2024-04-15

Green Deal 2.0: Spain’s Ribera lays down vision for next Commission – 2024-04-15

German transport minister stirs climate debate with threat of driving bans – 2024-04-15

ECB and cheap gas to blame for heat pump slump, says lobby group – 2024-04-15

Reaching climate neutrality by 2045 “unrealistic” for Germany without CCS – research academies – 2024-04-15

‘Grownup’ leaders are pushing us towards catastrophe, says former US climate chief – 2024-04-14

‘Right time to revisit’ managed coal phase-out in Japan: GFANZ APAC – 2024-04-13

Leading environment and climate organisations score European Parliament’s performance on protecting the Green Deal – 2024-04-12

Germany must support other EU countries in preparing for social impacts of new CO2 price – env agency – 2024-04-12

Shell says it ‘lobbies for energy transition’ during climate ruling appeal – 2024-04-12

EuroACE: Final agreement on the Buildings Directive. Time to deliver on the ground – 2024-04-12

Climate verdict for Swiss women a warning for European states, oil industry – 2024-04-12

China responsible for 95% of new coal power construction in 2023, report says – 2024-04-12

Australia could reach an ‘ambitious’ emissions cut of up to 75% by 2035, advisers tell Labor – 2024-04-11

Europe embraces speedier, riskier way of building power grids – 2024-04-11

Biden races to commit billions to climate action as election looms – 2024-04-11

Shift to hydrogen networks: EU Parliament adopts laws for new gas era – 2024-04-11

EU ‘declaring war’ on energy sector methane emissions – 2024-04-11

EU Parliament approves deal on world’s first carbon removal certification scheme – 2024-04-11

Energy industry calls for quick adoption of EU renewables rules in Germany to keep track – 2024-04-11

UK startup lifts lid on plan to turn human waste into jet fuel – 2024-04-11

EU Parliament adopts 90% phase-out of new diesel trucks by 2040 – 2024-04-11

UN climate chief calls for “quantum leap in climate finance” – 2024-04-10

European populists exploit climate view divide between city and countryside – researcher – 2024-04-10

European Parliament committees vote to withdraw EU from the Energy Charter Treaty – 2024-04-09

Human rights violated by inaction on climate, ECHR rules in landmark case – 2024-04-09

Don't forget women in new UN climate fund, policymakers urged – 2024-04-09

Who is winning the Clean Energy race between China, Europe, and the US? – 2024-04-09

England could produce 13 times more renewable energy, using less than 3% of land – analysis – 2024-04-09

Big companies' emissions goals are too weak, report says – 2024-04-09

Tenth consecutive monthly heat record alarms and confounds climate scientists – 2024-04-09

Think tank estimates French climate adaptation to cost €5-20 billion per annum – 2024-04-08

US meat lobby delighted at ‘positive’ prospects for industry after Cop28 – 2024-04-08

The Guardian view on Europe’s troubled green deal: make the case, not concessions – 2024-04-08

Carbon pricing crucial to deliver on greening transport, Volvo boss says – 2024-04-08

Forest carbon accounting allows Guyana to stay net zero while pumping oil – 2024-04-08

Germany surpasses 400,000 plug-in solar PV “balcony power plants” – 2024-04-08

Africa is on the verge of a building boom. Will it be green? – 2024-04-05

The cost of Europe’s new nuclear power plants – 2024-04-05

Renewables growth still lags climate targets, think tank says – 2024-04-04

European survey finds strong support for energy transition, plus pessimism and frustration with political leadership – 2024-04-04

Just 57 companies linked to 80% of greenhouse gas emissions since 2016 – 2024-04-04

Europe’s industry and power sector emissions plunge 15% in 2023 – 2024-04-04

Should big oil be tried for homicide? – 2024-04-04

Rooftop PV takes off in EU – NGO report – 2024-04-04

Rooftop PV takes off in EU – NGO report – 2024-04-04

A big week for climate policy in Australia: what happened and what to make of it – 2024-04-03

EU transport ministers discuss ‘problem child’ of green transition – 2024-04-03

Green mortgages set to take off as US makes homes fit for future – 2024-04-02

Certifying the circular economy, verification required after new deal – 2024-04-02

Sweden's SSAB to invest $4.8 bln in fossil-free steel mill – 2024-04-02

Critical crossroads for Europe's climate and resource strategy, coalition calls for sufficiency and resilience – 2024-04-02

Reused and recycled buildings challenge wasteful construction status quo – 2024-04-02

Salt, air and bricks: could this be the future of energy storage? – 2024-04-01

Large electrical heat pumps can be key to decarbonising Europe’s industry – 2024-04-01

Getting homeowners to invest in comprehensive retrofits is hard: Here’s how to do it – 2024-04-01

March 2024

ExxonMobil accused of ‘greenwashing’ over carbon capture plan it failed to invest in – 2024-03-31

Election of Donald Trump ‘could put world’s climate goals at risk’ – 2024-03-31

International court issues first-ever decision enforcing the right to a healthy environment – 2024-03-29

France must not cave to Brussels on renewables, says ex-energy minister Pannier-Runacher – 2024-03-28

Flixtrain, Trainline, T&E call for reduced rail tolls to help make train travel more accessible – 2024-03-28

Surge of new US-led oil and gas activity threatens to wreck Paris climate goals – 2024-03-28

EU Commission to sign partnership with Australia on critical raw materials – 2024-03-27

How Europe can use tariffs as part of an industrial strategy – 2024-03-27

Q&A - Germany’s nuclear exit: One year after – 2024-03-27

Climate-focused investment firm World Fund raises 300 mln euros – 2024-03-22

Sweden not on track to meet climate targets, warns expert agency – 2024-03-22

Commission presents parliament with Energy Charter Treaty exit plan – 2024-03-21

Britain seeks views on 2027 carbon border tax – 2024-03-21

Fossil fuel firms could be tried in US for homicide over climate-related deaths, experts say – 2024-03-21

Greenpeace disrupts international nuclear summit in Brussels – 2024-03-21

Here’s why there is no nuclear option for Australia to reach net zero – 2024-03-21

Getting smarter? Europe struggling with smart energy efficiency interconnectivity – 2024-03-20

Lobby groups call for business-friendly turn of the EU Green Deal – 2024-03-20

Shipping sector pushes to keep emissions-tax cash for itself – 2024-03-20

Europe’s transport sector set to make up almost half of the continent’s emissions in 2030 – 2024-03-20

Vehicle carbon pollution would be cut, but more slowly, under new Biden rule – 2024-03-20

Germany urges tighter global energy cooperation to bring climate targets within reach – 2024-03-19

How do we enable the green reconstruction of Ukrainian buildings? – BPIE report – 2024-03-19

Court ruling erodes climate activists’ ability to defend themselves – as the planet heats up – 2024-03-19

Tipping point for low-carbon buildings demand in sight, report says – 2024-03-19

How can biomass fulfil its potential in EU carbon markets? – 2024-03-18

Cement industry says Germany needs 4,800 km CO2 pipelines costing €14 bln to decarbonise – 2024-03-18

World’s largest solar manufacturer to cut one-third of workforce – 2024-03-18

UK heat pump rollout criticised as too slow by public spending watchdog – 2024-03-18

Reading the ruins of Amazon fires, scientists see crisis ahead – 2024-03-18

EU gives final green light to critical raw materials strategy – 2024-03-18

‘Greenhushing’ is on the rise as companies go silent on climate pledges – 2024-03-17

New fiscal rules need to support Europe’s industrial ambition – 2024-03-15

Barriers to next phase of electric vehicle transition revealed – 2024-03-15

EU Carbon Prices are too low. But they should (and must) rise again – 2024-03-15

Germany on track for national 2030 climate target despite missing EU goals – 2024-03-15

Romania delays adoption of energy and climate plan, casts doubt on renewable targets – 2024-03-15

Tesla EV gigafactory drives Germany’s latest climate justice struggle – 2024-03-15

European Parliament approves relaxed Euro 7 emissions requirements while stakeholders remain divided – 2024-03-14

Shell abandons 2035 emissions target and weakens 2030 goal – 2024-03-14

Sales of solar batteries for German homes seen rising 26% in 2024 – 2024-03-14

Europe’s coal legacy remains a major climate hurdle – 2024-03-13

Fossil fuel firms must plug methane leaks to meet climate targets, warns watchdog – 2024-03-13

European Parliament adopts Buildings Performance Directive – 2024-03-13

Failure to insulate UK homes costing thousands of lives a year, says report – 2024-03-13

Air pollution levels have improved in Europe over 20 years, say researchers – 2024-03-13

Clean solutions for all: T&E’s car decarbonisation roadmap – 2024-03-13

As Cop29 president, I will build bridges between the diverging north and south to keep 1.5C in reach – 2024-03-12

Despite Putin promises, Russia’s emissions keep rising – 2024-03-12

Germany launches green subsidies for industry – 2024-03-12

No big North Sea fossil fuel country has plan to stop drilling in time for 1.5C goal – 2024-03-12

Swedish police forcibly remove Greta Thunberg from parliament entrance – 2024-03-12

EPA’s final truck standards should push continued fuel savings – 2024-03-12

KPMG & Accenture, GSK failing to keep up with industry leaders in cutting corporate travel emissions – 2024-03-12

Newly elected leaders to be held to same climate obligations, says Cop29 chief – 2024-03-12

Europe must do more to adapt to climate change, says EU environment agency – 2024-03-11

‘We are a car country’: German conservatives commit to reverse combustion engine ban – 2024-03-11

The EU’s controversial green buildings law risks failing at the finish line – 2024-03-11

EU-wide carbon removal certification deal is important step towards climate targets - German ministry – 2024-03-11

The European Green Deal isn’t coping with a turbulent world. What must change? – 2024-03-11

Legal complaint filed against Korean industry giants for greenwashing by double-counting emissions cuts – 2024-03-11

Analysis: UK emissions in 2023 fell to lowest level since 1879 – 2024-03-11

Europe’s mild winter leaves gas stocks at record high – 2024-03-08

Study: universities worldwide are still producing far more graduates for fossil fuels than for clean energy – 2024-03-08

‘Insure Our Future': A global movement says the insurance industry could be the key to ending fossil fuels – 2024-03-08

Do the EU’s new ESG rules make ratings more reliable? – 2024-03-08

Germany's plans for a hydrogen network are oversized, critics say – 2024-03-07

AI likely to increase energy use and accelerate climate misinformation – report – 2024-03-07

Departing from coal: Poland’s new energy roadmap – 2024-03-07

In Florida, skyrocketing insurance rates test resolve of homeowners in risky areas – 2024-03-06

EU to finally exit ‘climate-wrecking’ energy treaty – 2024-03-06

China steps away from 2025 energy efficiency goal – 2024-03-06

Italy's green transition efforts held back by lack of big solar projects – 2024-03-06

Will floating solar prove pivotal in archipelagic Philippines? – 2024-03-05

France’s Le Maire slams EU’s ‘no longer wanted’ renewable targets – 2024-03-05

Ignoring resilience benefits limits growth of energy efficiency programs – 2024-03-05

Pro-nuclear countries back total opening up of EU funding for nuclear – 2024-03-05

France strikes CO2 storage deal with Denmark – 2024-03-04

The Supreme Court’s social media case has big implications for climate disinformation, experts warn – 2024-03-04

‘We can’t close our borders’: Harsh solar industry protectionism off the table – 2024-03-04

Europe’s industrial decarbonisation at risk amid sharp drop in CO2 price – 2024-03-04

Africa to be $2.5 trillion short of climate finance by 2030, UN says – 2024-03-04

Satellite to ‘name and shame’ worst oil and gas methane polluters – 2024-03-04

Mild winter pushes heating requirement in Germany to lowest level in 12 years – 2024-03-04

EU lawmaker alliance calls for ban on all Russian energy, including gas – 2024-03-01

People displaced by climate crisis to testify in first-of-its-kind hearing in US – 2024-03-01

High time for a fifth fundamental European freedom: energy – 2024-03-01

Reforming UK taxation for large, heavily-polluting cars – 2024-03-01

Cutting emissions is responsibility of G20 nations, UN's Guterres says – 2024-03-01

Global energy-related CO2 emissions hit record high in 2023 - IEA – 2024-03-01

Wind of change for Shetland oil hub, but who will benefit? – 2024-03-01

February 2024

US spends billions on roads rather than public transport in ‘climate time bomb’ – 2024-02-29

This is what happens when an uncosted Coalition thought-bubble on nuclear power is presented as a concrete proposal – 2024-02-29

Why Europeans should be going to the United States for tips on climate leadership – 2024-02-29

German energy industry calls for standardisation of renewables' grid connections – 2024-02-29

‘The technologies are there’: How oil and gas companies must go beyond pledges to abate methane and cut emissions – 2024-02-28

Germany to adopt 2060 target for net-negative greenhouse gas emissions – 2024-02-28

EU softens gas consumption curbs in sign energy crisis easing – 2024-02-28

EU countries already hitting some of their sustainable energy targets for 2030 – 2024-02-28

Gas consumption in France down 20% from 2021 levels – 2024-02-28

We are taking a devastating risk with the green energy sector – one that might cost us our future – 2024-02-27

Germany’s aim for 80 percent renewables in electricity by 2030 well within reach – minister – 2024-02-27

First drop in sales: Honeymoon is over for Europe’s heat pump industry – 2024-02-27

Southeast Europe’s largest nuclear project lacking EU companies – 2024-02-27

UK’s net zero economy grew 9% in 2023, report finds – 2024-02-27

Germany to support CCS for industry, allow offshore carbon storage with upcoming strategy – 2024-02-26

Clean, cheap or fair – which countries should pump the last oil and gas? – 2024-02-26

Brazil partners with largest climate finance alliance to boost green growth – 2024-02-26

Europe automakers will not challenge 2035 fossil-fuel car ban, industry group says – 2024-02-26

Batteries are still getting exponentially cheaper, more efficient: ready to displace half of global fossil fuel demand by 2045? – 2024-02-26

Why is Britain quitting the Energy Charter Treaty? – 2024-02-23

Germany’s last major solar module producer to close in March – 2024-02-23

UK SUV sales have increased by more than a fifth in one year – 2024-02-23

Transforming our buildings: Europe’s path to sustainability – 2024-02-23

Germany's largest heating installer terminates sale of gas boilers, focuses on heat pumps – 2024-02-22

Dirty construction habits block path to truly climate-friendly buildings – 2024-02-22

EU Commission eyes ‘Juncker plan on steroids’ to boost green investments – 2024-02-22

Growth in CO2 emissions leaves China likely to miss climate targets – 2024-02-22

Analysis: Record drop in China’s CO2 emissions needed to meet 2025 target – 2024-02-22

Extra €406bn needed annually to hit EU’s 2030 climate target: report – 2024-02-21

Some vehicles on Australian roads use 20% more fuel than claimed – which models are the worst? – 2024-02-21

EU deal on improved air quality fails to align with WHO standards – 2024-02-21

Could hyperscale data centres be the key to achieving round-the-clock clean power in Asia? – 2024-02-20

The public wants clean energy – but this is Australia, where the climate wars never die – 2024-02-20

EU reaches deal on world’s first carbon removal certification scheme – 2024-02-20

Big oil profits top €260bn since start of Ukraine war: report – 2024-02-20

Countries draw battle lines for talks on new climate finance goal – 2024-02-20

Asia's sustainable aviation fuel projects and agreements – 2024-02-20