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

Spanish football team Real Betis kicks off green plans with climate goal

It has officially joined the UN’s Climate Neutral Now initiative

Audi drives forward with giant solar power plans

The project at Győr in Hungary will consist of 35,000 solar panels

UN: 39 of its agencies achieve climate neutrality

A total of 39 UN agencies and entities achieved climate neutral status last year. That’s according to the latest edition of its report, which showcases UN entities that are making an effort to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and improve their overall environmental performance. The 39 agencies implemented a range of sustainable and energy efficiency […]

COP23 aims for climate neutrality

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn aims to become fully climate neutral and is looking at different aspects of sustainability. The lion’s share of greenhouse gas emissions comes from long distance air travel with most delegates travelling from abroad. Further sources of emissions are from hotel overnight stays and the associated use of […]