EU adopts guidelines to ‘climate-proof’ future infrastructure projects

Climate-proofing is a process that integrates climate change mitigation and adaptation measures into the development of infrastructure projects

EU bank and Portuguese Government join forces to boost investments in hydrogen

The European Investment Bank believes the hydrogen sector will play an important role in accelerating the energy transition

‘Europe needs almost €3 trillion of investments to reach climate-neutrality by 2050’

A European Green Deal is feasible only if the continent achieves a 65% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030, according to a new study

EU Member States ‘must steer recovery funding towards climate neutrality’

The Climate Action Network Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network have identified investment proposals that they say must be funded to ensure a green economic recovery is possible

EU to mobilise €30bn to support regional energy transition

Projects of energy and transport infrastructure, district heating networks and energy efficiency measures will be prioritised

EU backs member states in transition to climate-neutral economies

The European Green Deal Investment Plan will mobilise at least €100 billion of investments to provide support to the regions most impacted by the transition towards a climate-neutral economy

EU unveils climate law to go net zero by 2050

The first-ever ‘Climate Law’ will be the basis of the EU’s Green Deal aimed at making the 27-country bloc climate neutral by 2050

Around 15% of Europe’s power now comes from wind

WindEurope says this is still not enough to reach the EU’s goal for wind to provide half of Europe’s electricity by 2050

EU tweaks rules that determine which investments are green

Under the new rules, one of the environmental objectives that should be considered is climate change mitigation and adaptation

European Investment Bank to end funding for fossil fuel projects

Future financing will aim to accelerate clean energy innovation, energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies