Seven member states urge EU to raise climate goals

Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden are calling for the development and implementation of an “ambitious” long term strategy

EU-Egypt ink new energy partnership

They aim to open up investment opportunities and tap into the “immense potential” in solar, wind and gas

EU e-waste ‘being illegally shipped to Nigeria’

The annual volume of total imported e-waste was assessed at around 60,000 metric tonnes in both 2015 and 2016

Energy giants and investors urge close EU-UK ties after Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis MP is being urged to develop a “comprehensive Climate and Energy Chapter” covering both trade and non-trade issues

Ukraine gets €53m energy efficiency boost

The IFC, a member of the World Bank, will manage the funding from the EU and Germany

EU ‘makes no improvements’ on emissions from new cars

For 17 member states, the average CO2 emissions were higher than in 2016

Work starts on ‘world’s largest’ hydrogen pilot facility

The EU-funded flagship project will have a capacity of 6MW and be fully operational by spring 2019

EU extends anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel ropes and cables

The EU has imposed a total of 53 measures on steel and iron products, including 27 on imports from China

MEPs greenlight stricter car testing reforms post-dieselgate scandal

The European Commission can impose fines of up to €30,000 (£26,260) per vehicle if manufacturers break the rules

MEPs back near zero energy buildings by 2050

Member states will be required to develop national long term strategies to support cost-saving renovation of public and private buildings