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March 2019

Ecodesign and labelling: New briefing from Ecos

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

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

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

February 2019

A CCS wake-up call

As EU tries to make household appliances more efficient, consumers remain to be convinced

German industry eyes massive imports of ‘solar fuels’ from Australia

Young forests use carbon most effectively

Aggressive clean energy bill would push Illinois to 100% renewables by 2050

Florida could add 135,000 jobs by embracing five energy policies

Big U.S. pension funds ask electric utilities for decarbonization plans

Green Climate Fund says 'in great shape' to push for new cash

Australia's annual emissions continue to rise, driven by LNG production

Only one-in-a-million chance global warming is not manmade, scientists say

The solar cow that powered an African village

German ‘climate protection law’: Critics call for alternatives to sector objectives

Australia’s energy market confusion is hurting the environment and business

With no upfront costs, this innovative financing tool makes energy efficiency affordable to all

UK working on post-Brexit carbon trading scheme - minister

Pollution map reveals unsafe air quality at almost 2,000 UK sites

EU wary about one-size-fits-all target for ‘clean gas’

Five questions surrounding Germany’s coal phase-out plan

Proposed change in EC funding threatens “energy transition projects”

Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal

Switzerland puts geoengineering governance on UN environment agenda

Banking on the energy transformation

French experts propose trillion-euro EU climate finance pact

Costa Rica launches 'unprecedented' push for zero emissions by 2050

Overcoming the ideology of climate inaction

Trump administration to create panel to deny climate change facts almost all scientists agree on

Green taxation in France: The controversy shows it’s still a difficult issue

Chernobyl’s legacy imperils many thousands

Time for EU bank to comply with EU’s climate objectives

German climate law draft calls for net-zero emissions by 2050

French UN official named as next chief of flagship climate fund

It is absolutely time to panic about climate change

Ban Ki-moon tells Britain: stop investing in fossil fuels overseas

UK must stop investing in fossil fuels in developing countries

EU Parliament turf war risks derailing 2050 climate planning

UK battery storage company Zenobe gets £25 million Japanese investment

Climate Weekly: Europe’s struggle to walk the talk

Energy efficiency contributed 25% of UK economic growth since 1971

Australian headlines are designed to scare people into not acting on climate change

Ban gas boilers in new homes by 2025, says Committee on Climate Change

Spain in last-ditch attempt to submit EU climate plan

Trump administration, getting set for a major rollback, ends clean air talks with California

Greta Thunberg tells EU: your climate targets need doubling

Teachers to join climate protests to demand curriculum reform

Women 'uniquely placed' to inspire climate action, mayors say

UK housing not equipped to deal with climate change, warns CCC

European carbon tax idea returns to election debate in France

Winds of change: Wind farms now provide 14 per cent of EU power

South Africa set to introduce long-awaited carbon tax in June

When the circular economy meets aviation

The gift that keeps giving: energy efficiency produces value year after year

Young climate strikers can win their fight. We must all help

Jay Inslee, potential 2020 contender, on climate: 'We need to blow the bugle'

CO2 removals ‘increasingly necessary’ to avoid climate disaster, scientists warn

Time to address Europe’s hot and cold homes crisis

IRENA chief: Renewable energy is ‘defence policy of the future’

Coal does not make sense in the Philippines, says former UN climate chief

EU committee shelves climate concerns to open US trade talks

I can’t wait for the striking schoolchildren to grab the reins of power

Majority of European firms have no CO2 reduction targets

Germany urged to stand firm on coal phase-out

Postponement of buildings commission irks German real estate industry

EU foreign ministers back UN call to raise climate ambition

Ireland’s democratic experiment lays the ground for stronger climate action

Balearic Islands target 100% renewables, inspiring 26 EU islands

Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency via palm

Is Russia behind climate change protests in EU? ‘Definitely yes’, says Ukraine

Regulatory flaws in Clean Energy Package, part 2: Can bad legislation deliver good regulation?

India proposes more than $12 bln of pollution-reducing incentives

Early rain as Arctic warms means more methane

A California coalition is tackling one of the hardest, unsexiest parts of climate policy

Gas must be ‘completely’ decarbonised by 2050, says UK think-tank

Renewable energy will be world’s main power source by 2040, says BP

New JRC report: One-stop-shops for energy renovations of buildings

Analysis: BP’s outlook for fossil fuels could be undermined by slowing energy demand

French students starting to mobilise against climate inaction

Electric cars now cheaper than petrol or diesel alternatives, report finds

My generation trashed the planet. So I salute the children striking back

The beacon of sustainable finance in Europe must not lose its flame

Energy independence increasingly important to Germans

Macron unveils Franco-German plan to give electric battery industry a jolt

World is halfway through its hottest decade

Ireland has third worst record on fossil fuels

Energy service agreements: Potential big kid in town?

The impact of polluted air on life expectancy

Ireland needs new oil and gas fields to ease reliance on Brexit UK, say drillers

EU renewables on the up, but 2020 target looms large

The tiny Swiss company that thinks It can help stop climate change

Labour to set out plans to decarbonise UK and fulfil green jobs pledge

Green New Deal: Can this plan pushed by some Democrats really work?

Climate and economic risks 'threaten 2008-style systemic collapse'

Swedish shipping industry prepares to go fossil-free by 2045

Irish energy industry calls for new links to Europe amid Brexit fears

Europe agrees sales targets for ‘clean’ buses in cities

The repression of environmental activists fuels climate change

Rwanda’s ambitious plan for clean and efficient cooling

Climate change seen as top threat, but U.S. power a growing worry - poll

Aviation risks undercutting EU’s new renewables rules

Cañete sees gas as ‘a bridge’ to reach EU’s clean energy goals

Scottish Government revives £10m tidal energy fund

Trusting the accountant: How emissions reporting is set to change