Sunday, May 26, 2019

Energy & Environment News

Government Europa brings you the latest Energy & Environment News from across the field of European Government Policy.

eu carbon tariffs

EU carbon tariffs gain increasing approval

Representatives of politics and business in the EU have indicated they may be increasingly amenable to the introduction of a tax on carbon emissions. Trade...
energy grid cybersecurity

Energy grid cybersecurity must evolve to meet new challenges

EDP Distribuição Director Aurélio Blanquet, the newly elected Chair of the ENCS Assembly Committee, talked to Government Europa about his new role and the...
uk smart energy systems

UK smart energy systems development competition to launch in May

A new competition has been announced which will distribute funding to organisations developing innovative, sustainable UK smart energy systems. The Detailed Designs of Smart, Local...
european young farmers' initiative

European Young Farmers’ Initiative: €1 billion loans package announced

The European Commission, in partnership with the European Investment Bank, has launched a €1 billion finance package for young farmers. Young farmers are three times...
zero industrial emissions in the eu

Zero industrial emissions in the EU possible but costly – report

A new report has said industrial emissions across the EU could feasibly be reduced to net zero by 2050, but that the process will...
circular economy in mexico

Circular economy in Mexico: EU mission to form partnership

A delegation of EU representatives is visiting Mexico to promote circular economy initiatives and build environmental cooperation. The delegation, led by the EU’s Commissioner for...
lithuanian renewable energy funding

Lithuanian renewable energy funding approved under state aid rules

The European Commission has approved a €385 million state aid scheme in Lithuania supporting renewable electricity generation projects. Under the new initiative, due to begin...
illegal wildlife trade uk

Illegal wildlife trade: UK funding deployed worldwide

The UK government has announced it will commit funding and resources towards ending illegal wildlife trade internationally. Ministers commemorated Earth Day yesterday, 22 April, by...
carnival corporation pollution report

Carnival Corporation pollution report finds breaches

A court-appointed monitor has found that ships operated by Carnival Corporation are still producing unacceptably high levels of pollution. Boats belonging to the corporation, which...
scotland fuel poverty

Scotland fuel poverty scheme extended

Scottish households at risk of fuel poverty are set to benefit from increased investment from the Warmer Homes Scotland scheme. Warmer Homes Scotland has announced...

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