UN and EU adopt new roadmap to tackle marine pollution

They aim to support the conservation of marine biodiversity and ecosystems and keep the world’s oceans healthy, cleaner and resilient

EU provides Minesto with €50k wave of funding

The money will be spent on feasibility testing for the firm’s tidal energy technology

EU investigates restrictions on free flow of gas sold by Qatar

Qatar Petroleum is the largest supplier of LNG in Europe, accounting for around 40% of the region’s overall LNG imports

Policymakers ‘must minimise energy disruption from Brexit’

Eurelectric says maintaining a close collaboration between the EU and UK on electricity and climate issues is vital

EU hits back with tariffs on US imports of steel and other products

The European Commission confirmed the 25% duties will come into effect on Friday

EU agrees 32.5% energy efficiency target for 2030

Environmental groups believe a 40% target is needed to cost-effectively meet the Paris climate goals

EU approves Fortum’s purchase of German energy firm Uniper

Its investigation found the transaction would raise no competition concerns in the European Economic Area

EU gives ‘positive’ environmental opinion for nuclear plant in Wales

Horizon said it is a “crucial enabler” for one of the key domestic environmental permits it requires for the Wylfa Newydd project

EU appoints members of Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

It consists of 35 members from civil society, academia, business and the finance sector

EU agrees 32% renewable energy target for 2030

The agreement also includes plans to review the goal by 2023 on whether it should be increased further