Member states agreed a reform to remove a glut of permits from Europe's carbon market that should take effect in 2021, EU diplomats said following a closed-door meeting on Wednesday (25 March).
Every member state of the European Union, with the sole exception of Malta, was hit by legal action Thursday (26 March) over failures to translate the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive into national law. The European Commission...
Abdullahi Majeed, the Maldives' Secretary of State for the Environment, fears that many island states will be wiped off the map, even if an ambitious agreement is reached at COP 21. EurActiv France reports.
The percentage of women in parliaments has nearly doubled in the last 20 years. 22% of national parliamentarians worldwide are women, up from 11.3% in 1995.
Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said that he would be the most vocal defender of gender equality in his work on Thursday (26 March), two days after he returned from a global forum in Addis Ababa dedicated to the role of...
European Union regulators plan a year-long investigation into e-commerce to help remove barriers to cross-border trade in the 28-nation bloc, the EU's antitrust chief said on Thursday.
Stricter emission rules in Britain and Germany are more likely to boost natural gas consumption than stalled EU efforts to reform its carbon market, the head of marketing and trading at Norway's Statoil said.