New £50k Welsh research project to bin marine litter

It aims to develop a plan to work with marine litter action groups, local authorities and higher education to tackle the issue

Is removing solar tariff literal daylight robbery?

More than 70% of consumers seem to think so…

Bill Gates and EU launch €100m clean energy ‘breakthrough’ fund

It will focus on reducing emissions and promoting energy efficiency in the areas of electricity, transport, agriculture, manufacturing and buildings

‘No-deal’ Brexit will damage EU and UK energy sectors

Eurelectric has urged Theresa May and Michel Bernard Barnier to reach a sensible deal

Complications for power imports with no deal Brexit

If the UK leaves the EU without an exit agreement, European energy law will no longer apply

New EU fuel labelling informs drivers on environmental impact

They will include information on the maximum biofuel content in the fuels

EU invests in two additional car emissions testing facilities

They will monitor and check compliance of vehicles with the type-approval regulation and the new emissions limits

EU nations agree 35% car emissions reductions by 2030

New passenger cars would also have to emit 15% less emissions on average by 2025

EU approves Belgium’s €3.5bn support for offshore wind farms

The projects will support the country’s target of sourcing 13% of its energy needs by 2020

UN launches new platform to fight global plastic pollution

It aims to encourage countries to make new commitments while helping them deliver old ones