Minesto secures permits for Faroe Islands’ tidal installations

The consents cover two DG100 tidal kite systems which will be installed off the coast of the Faroe Islands

EU injects €1.4bn of funding into green projects across seven member states

Green infrastructure projects in Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain will benefit from the EU funding

EU announces almost €1bn of clean energy infrastructure funding

The EU funding will finance projects that enhance security of energy supply and contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions

EU poll shows 72% of EU citizens ‘would back a carbon tax on air travel’

The majority of Europeans support a ban on short-distance flights to fight climate change, according to a survey from the European Investment Bank

Ireland’s billion euro boost will help sustainable living

A total of 13 projects will be funded across the country in the biggest investment for 50 years

Global coal demand and carbon emissions ‘at lowest point in decades’

As coal generation dropped in 2019, wind and solar generation rose by 15%, generating 8% of the world’s electricity

More than 90% of EU citizens ‘find climate protection important’

Climate change, air pollution and waste are the three most important environmental issues, according to the results of the latest Eurobarometer survey

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

EU member states call for urgent 2030 climate plan ahead of COP26

The letter, addressed to the EU’s Climate Chief, Frans Timmermans, says discussions between member countries on the EU’s final 2030 target need to begin in June by the latest

Moldova’s city of Balti granted €1.2m to roll out green buses

The new trolleybuses will operate on electricity to address the environmental challenges of the city