Air pollution exposure could negatively affect women’s fertility

New research has found women may have an earlier menopause and leave them with fewer years to have children

UK looks set to host UN COP26 climate summit

Under the proposal, the UK will host the main event with a preliminary meeting held in Italy

EU approves Italy’s €5.4bn support for renewable energy scheme

The Italian Government intends to introduce a new aid initiative that supports electricity production from sources such as solar and onshore wind

EU approves new emissions limits in Italian capacity market scheme

The changes will prevent coal plants from taking part in the auction, with the first one scheduled to take place later this year

EV charging
UK’s Zouk Capital invests in Italian electric mobility firm BE Power

The latter firm owns and operates public electric vehicle charging points through its subsidiary BE Charge

Italy taken to EU Court over air pollution and wastewater failings

The nitrogen dioxide limit set out under EU legislation had to be met in 2010

Italy ships really rubbish fuel to Denmark for first time

Norwegian recycling company Geminor shipped the rubbish-based fuel from Naples to Sjelland

Octopus signs five-year solar PPA with Shell

The firm will provide the energy giant with clean power from its assets in Italy

Biking for beers in Bologna

The Italian city is home to a reward scheme for people who adopt greener forms of transportation

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