eceee news index

April 2019

Norway and electric vehicles – a successful combination

Clean energy transition ‘is a social policy issue’, Poles insist

Will there be a minimum price on carbon in Germany? And how?

Green machines? Flying taxis could slash emissions for long journeys

Forget Brexit. Why the next hundred days can be decisive for EU climate action

Fiscally-conservative Democrats have declared war on the Green New Deal

Climate crisis: today’s children face lives with tiny carbon footprints

Is ridesharing the key to AV success? We talk to an expert

Battery manufacturers of Europe unite!

The Coalition government's newfound war on electric cars is very strange

Commission to tease carbon tax and nuclear treaty overhaul

Efficiency reduces energy burdens for low-income multifamily households

Electric cars: separating the facts from the propaganda

Google meets Commission to discuss data access in energy markets

Development-bank climate funds seek new dollars, as competition heats up

An Energy Union 2.0?

ExxonMobil misled the public. Now they’re trying to mislead the European Parliament

Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla for CO2 emissions credits

CO2 levels pass 3-million-year record

Londoners support charging 'dirty' drivers, says air pollution study

'The perfect storm': hydrogen gains ground on LNG as alternative fuel

London prepares for launch of ultra-low emissions zone

How climate change is pushing Central American migrants to the US

Why the Guardian is putting global CO2 levels in the weather forecast

Puerto Rico sets ambitious new energy efficiency targets

Top German carmakers charged with blocking clean emissions technology

‘Historic breakthrough’: Norway’s giant oil fund dives into renewables

Half a degree may make heat impact far worse

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report

‘Europe will have at least ten gigafactories’, says battery boss

11 EU countries snub Romanian Presidency’s gas declaration

Pennsylvania weighs legislation that could deliver +30K jobs

Eickhout: Next step for Europe is a ‘Green New Deal’ for industry

Extreme weather cost Europe nearly half a trillion euros so far

Parents around the world mobilise behind youth climate strikes

Don’t celebrate more domestic flights, Chris Grayling. Think of the planet

Toxic air will shorten children's lives by 20 months, study reveals

Nuclear power excluded from EU’s green investment label

Scientists invent 'transparent wood' in search for eco-friendly building material

To engineer sustainable cities, engineer social behaviour

‘No future’ for fossil gas in Europe, Greens insist

Europe risks ‘second mover’ status on battery tech, auditors warn

Canada warming at twice the global rate, climate report finds

Trump's budget could have chilling effect on U.S. clean energy leadership

‘It’s no longer free to pollute’: Canada imposes carbon tax on four provinces

A new European agenda for climate resilience

German transport commission feels the pressure

Shell New Energies Director on Investing in Clean Energy: ‘It’s About Survival’

Climate change: What next for saving the planet?

‘Ryanair is the new coal’: airline enters EU’s top 10 emitters list

March 2019

Japan to oppose new or expanded coal-fired power plants in blow to Australian exports

Barclays funds climate breakdown. We are determined to make it stop

‘Laggard’ Ireland takes step toward net-zero carbon goal

WMO makes it clear that the climate crisis is accelerating faster than we are implementing solutions

Corporate giants join together for renewable energy alliance

Decarbonising heat

Feeling the heat: Why EU climate targets depend on ditching boilers

EU on track for 50% emission cuts by 2030, study says

The destruction of the Earth is a crime. It should be prosecuted

Romania pilloried for coal power leniency

Global 'collapse' in number of new coal-fired power plants

IEA: Efficiency still biggest source of CO2 abatement in energy sector, but slowing down

While the world goes cool on coal, China plots climate-critical dirty energy push

Stiglitz urges joint EU-China trade sanctions against the US on climate change

Greenhouse gas emissions in UK fell 3% in 2018, official figures show

Toyota loses ground on fuel economy as federal agencies seek rollback of vehicle standards

Western Balkans pump subsidies worth €1.2 billion into coal

MEPs must shun calls to weaken curbs on environmental and human rights abuses

The Republican party is the political arm of the fossil fuel industry

Gas network chief: ‘By 2050, we assume CO2 emissions from energy will be zero’

Vehicle Automation is cool but will it save energy? We talk to an expert

Global coal use up as greenhouse gas emissions rise

Climate change denial is evil, says Mary Robinson

Report: Levelized cost of energy for lithium-ion batteries is plummeting

Linking the electricity, heat and gas networks key for a cost-effective energy transition

Copenhagen wants to show how cities can fight climate change

Southeast Europeans ignore EU rules with €2.4bn coal subsidies

Russia floats first law to regulate CO2 emissions

The Mueller inquiry distracted us from Trump’s true awfulness, just as its outcome will

Leaders told to bring plans, not speeches to UN climate summit

'Coal is on the way out': study finds fossil fuel now pricier than solar or wind

Don't know how to save the planet? This is what you can do

Banking on the energy transformation

Finnish innovation boosts EV battery recycling rate to over 80%

Fossil fuel industry must contribute towards £44bn climate change damage in UK each year, campaigners say

Fracking plan ‘will release same C02 as 300m new cars’

David Attenborough to present new BBC film on climate change: 'If we do not take dramatic action, we could face the collapse of our societies'

ExxonMobil faces EU Parliament ban after no show at climate hearing

Cardiff University to cut ribbon on £5m climate change research centre

Dirty lies: how the car industry hid the truth about diesel emissions

Lawyers ramp up challenges to Trump’s oil drilling push, citing climate impact

Ecodesign and labelling: New briefing from Ecos

In the wake of devastation caused by Cyclone Idai – why is mainstream culture so quiet about climate change?

Add cows, subtract chemicals: Organic farming a plus for climate-hit Indian farmers

Study: Fossil fuel generation has no business case in Australia

Australia's coal bonanza at risk as Chinese import 'ban' spreads

As the Arctic melts, carbon creeps out

Arctic black carbon work hampered by US and Russia, says Finland

Climate change could make insurance too expensive for most people – report

From construction to retrofits, PACE financing is saving serious energy

Trump administration forced to consider climate change impacts for the first time after court defeat over drilling permits

Europe ringfences 35% of research budget for clean tech

24M unveils ‘dual electrolyte’ battery tech to unlock higher energy density

Brexit eclipses climate talks in leaked EU summit draft

Businesses, associations, unions, local and regional authorities, civil society call for higher EU climate ambitions

From the US to the Netherlands, military leaders are speaking up on climate change

Donald Trump is using Stalinist tactics to discredit climate science

The burden of coal at the doorstep of the Energy Union

Summit leak reveals EU rift on climate change

Oceanic carbon uptake could falter

Tim Flannery: people are shocked about climate change but they should be angry

US judge halts hundreds of drilling projects in groundbreaking climate change ruling

Major pipeline delays leave canada’s tar sands struggling

Forget Tesla, it's China's e-buses that are denting oil demand

Use forecast to talk about climate change, urges ex-BBC presenter

America cares about climate change again

UK power demand to soar on plans to end gas home heating - research

Youth group says no to coal-fired power plants in Philippines island province

Green New Deal aims for triple payback

The time for retailers to lead on energy-efficient light bulbs is now

Energy execs’ tone on climate changing, but they still see a long fossil future

Cocoa fuel combats climate change

Net Zero: EU businesses, investors, and unions back School Strike calls for bolder climate action

Germany looks to put thermal storage into coal plants

Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it?

Energy analysts forecast 'the end of coal' in Asia as Japanese investors back renewables

The climate strike is a source for hope – but new research shows it might be too late

Deadly air in our cities: the invisible killer

School strike for climate: What today's kids face if world leaders delay action

Proposal for U.N. to study climate-cooling technologies rejected

Mind the gap: Frustration grows over lapsed EU computer energy efficiency label scheme

Councils stall on adding charging points for electric vehicles

'We can’t afford to stand by and do nothing’: 10 everyday heroes fighting to save the planet

EU under pressure to pull the plug on Greek coal aid

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel peace prize

‘No doubt’ temperatures in Arctic will rise 3.5C by 2050, says UN

European Parliament calls on EU leaders to step up EU climate action

Resource extraction responsible for half world’s carbon emissions

Bosnian energy project ‘surprises’ EU enlargement chief

UK Government announces end of fossil fuel heating systems in new houses from 2025

Energy and oil majors turn to rural Africa in grab for world’s next billion customers

In Kenya’s rural health clinics, business performance and renewables go hand-in-hand

U.N. warns of millions of premature deaths by 2050 due to environmental damage

World's youth call for strong climate action, governments must listen

Air pollution killing more people than smoking, say scientists

Coalition issues new stakeholder recommendations on fulfilling the EU's annual energy savings requirement

Drastic cuts for EE programmes in Trump 2020 budget request, many programmes threatened

Cruise ships chief: ‘The goal is zero impact, just fun’

Enough scandalous time-wasting on climate change. Let's get back to the facts

Activists hail new EU energy labelling rules for TVs, fridges

China expands switch from polluting coal heating in 2018 -environment minister

District energy: a secret weapon for climate action and human health

Will women build the sustainable infrastructure of the future?

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: New toolkit helps quantify efficiency’s benefits

Arla Foods pledge to carbon net zero dairy by 2050

'Forget night footy': Michael McCormack warns against Labor's renewables target

French government working on 'more ambitious' energy and climate bill

Climate change – A people’s case

'They chose us because we were rural and poor': when environmental racism and climate change collide

Carbon leakage: Energy-intensive industries and the EU’s decarbonisation roadmap

The first EU wide sustainability criteria for forest biomass must reach the market

UN announces COP25 will take place in December in Chile

U.S. and Canadian oil production pushing planet's climate goals out of reach, says IEA

Part 2: Beyond business-as-usual - Sustainable Investment game changers

Investors fear to tread risky path towards building a greener world

Dutch to close Amsterdam coal-fired power plant four years early -RTL

Of the world’s 100 most polluted cities, 99 are in Asia

Think tank calls for new EU administrative bodies to accelerate energy transition

Honda to electrify 100% of its European sales by 2025

US Carbon tax plans: How they compare and why oil giants support one of them

Government throws its weight behind offshore wind power expansion

For offshore wind turbines size matters

Macron puts European climate bank on EU election agenda

Korean company planning Bylong Valley mine dismisses climate threat

UN aviation body agrees to close carbon emissions loophole

Venezuela’s economic collapse is laid bare when you look at how little energy the country is consuming

Trump's America overtakes ‘green’ Europe in the electric car race

Ushering in the European Energy Transition 2030

Five EU countries call for 100% renewable energy by 2050

Turkish supreme court blocks coal plant, as wave of new projects stalls

EU bets on innovation to secure energy transition

Critics say the Green New Deal is too costly. Here’s the cost of the status quo.

U.S. Senate to vote on Green New Deal - republican leader

UK's initial progress on carbon cutting starts to slow

Can they save us? Meet the climate kids fighting to fix the planet

Google uses AI technology to boost wind energy efficiency

EU dragged to court for backing forest biomass as ‘renewable energy’

Power to the people: How light after dark is dimming poverty

Carbon rise could cause cloud tipping point

Parliament must declare a climate emergency – not ignore it

Washington's Inslee puts climate change at center of presidential bid

EU official: Households will save €500 a year from existing EU energy-saving laws

A long-term vision for a climate neutral EU can jumpstart a faltering European economy

Could 'climate delayer' become the political epithet of our times?

Youth climate strikers: 'We are going to change the fate of humanity'

Brussels air quality tumbles, fails to trigger free transport

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