Environment ministers from across the European Union will meet this week in Estonia to discuss recent global developments on climate change and the European Union’s implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement. By Joshua S Hill To say that the first half of the year has been contentious would be to belabor understatement to its breaking point. […]
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The biggest player in the Eurpoean energy market is divesting of fossil fuels and nuclear. E.ON says it sees renewable energy and distributed energy models as the wave of the future. That’s good news for climate negotiators, who started a round of talks in Lima this morning. Unlike American companies, which seem determined to double […]
Monsanto’s battle to get its genetically modified (GMO) corn into the European Union suffered a setback as the French Environment Ministry pushed the EU to implement a full ban, despite some agencies attempts to overrule it. Last November France’s high administrative court, the Conseil d’Etat, had ordered the ban lifted on one product, Monsanto’s MON 810 seed […]
Fox News reports that President Obama’s plan to create green jobs will just be money down the drain.
Czech President Václav Klaus used his bully pulpit while speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, to peddle his anti-global warming rhetoric and apparently hawk some books while he was at it.
From Greenpeace, a message about global warming that spans decades.
The International Renewable Energy Agency aimed to promote use of renewable energy in developed and developing nations was launched today but the United States and Britain chose not to be a part of the new agency.
A year-long survey found that three-quarters of soft plastic toys in the country contain chemicals founds to be dangerous…and banned in the European Union.
A secret document is showing that the UK government is trying to sabotage a safeguard protecting farmers who unknowingly grow genetically modified crops. If removed, European farmers could sow billions of GM seeds annually without even realizing it.
On Thursday, European heads of state meeting in Brussels decided to stick to previously set climate action targets despite pressure from several member states to loosen the them. The target, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2020, will be voted on in December.
EU energy ministers meeting in Luxembourg gave final approval to an EU-wide ban on incandescent light bulbs. The switch to energy-saving bulbs was approved in advance of a meeting of European heads of state, held next week.
Leaders of some EU countries may use the global financial crisis as an excuse to back out of climate change commitments, according to sources close to the ongoing energy negotiations.
Many of Britain’s most polluting companies stand to receive a windfall of hundreds of millions of pounds, with no benefit to the environment.
Did your grandparents ever make you orange squash when you were a kid? Mine did, and I could always tell who had made it by how watery it was. Yech! So it is with EU legislation. It’s not a question of if it’s going to be watered down, but by how much. For example, efforts […]
Two major global energy companies are supporting and promoting Iran by sponsoring a conference being held in Tehran. The goal of the conference is to promote “gas export opportunities and potentials of the Islamic Republic of Iran”.