Europe’s offshore wind industry heads for record-breaking year
Europe’s offshore wind industry is set for a record 12 months, as new analysis from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) reveals a bumper start to the year.
Norway pumps up green battery plan for Europe
Hydraulic engineers in Norway aim to use surplus power from wind and sun to cut the need for fossil fuel plants to boost European electricity supplies.
France adopts long-awaited energy law
All eyes are on France this week, as its government adopted its long-awaited Energy Bill which will introduce an ambitious carbon tax, cut fossil fuel use and boost renewables.
UK risks climate credibility with drastic cuts to renewable subsidies
The UK government is risking its climate credibility at home and abroad this week, as reports show it could be on the cusp of enacting more drastic cuts to renewable energy subsidies.
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2015 budget: Green energy sector reacts to climate change levy changes
With the 2015 budget of the UK's Conservative government unveiled, the green energy sector and campaigners have attacked the changes outlined by chancellor George Osbourne.
Fossil fuel firms fail to report climate risks
Accusation that many oil, gas and coal companies in the UK are ducking their legal duty to inform investors of risks caused by climate change.
Solar power hits record 16% of UK’s electricity
A surge in solar power installations and the current sunny weather may result in a new UK record of solar-powered electricity generation
Germany drops coal levy but will close most polluting plants
Germany has cast a shadow on its reputation as a climate leader by today deciding to abandon its ‘coal levy’ in favour of a less ambitious plan.
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Future of UK shale gas uncertain as Council votes no
The UK’s floundering fracking industry has been dealt another blow, as Lancashire Council rejected a bid to resume drilling operations in the region.
Court orders Dutch government to protect citizens from climate change
The Dutch government has put its citizens in danger by failing to address greenhouse gas emissions, a court has ruled.
Health community joins call for UK coal phase-out
The UK health community has, today, added its voice to the growing chorus urging the UK government to phase out coal-fired power by 2025.
New flood alert as warming raises sea levels threat
Europe could face a higher marine invasion than anybody anticipated. As polar ice melts, tides could be as much as 1.5 metres higher around the coasts of Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands and England, according to a new study.
Fracking proposals win partial backing from Lancashire planners
For the first time since drilling for shale gas caused minor earthquakes near Blackpool, in 2011, officials have given green light to fracking in Britain.
Anne Stauffer: Šefčovič should talk ‘health’ to make progress in Serbia
Maroš Šefčovič would do well to highlight the huge health benefits of climate mitigation and clean energy policies when he visits Serbia 10-11 June, writes Anne Stauffer.
European power is slipping away from King Coal
Analysis of falling demand for electricity within the EU sends a stark warning to investors in new coal plants that their assets could be left stranded.
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