EU Parliament adopts measures to reduce building emissions and increase renovation rate

Experts have raised concerns over the feasibility and risks of using green hydrogen for heating

EU Parliament approves energy efficiency, renewable targets

The new rules are expected to help households and businesses reduce their energy bills while cutting carbon emissions

EU Parliament backs ban on single-use plastics

The throwaway plastics to be banned from 2021 include straws, cutlery, plates, balloon sticks and cotton buds

MEPs vote to cut plastic bag use by 80%

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have backed plans to slash the amount of single use plastic bags in the EU by 80% by 2019. They voted in favour of draft rules, backing the European Commission’s report which would require governments in member states to take action to curb free hand-outs of plastic bags. Under […]