Under the reform, the EU will end protection for new fossil fuel infrastructure. But existing ones will remain protected for 10 years and some gas projects for even longer
State-owned utilities are using rising energy costs to attack the EU emissions trading system, stoking tensions between Warsaw and Brussels
In a letter, Berlin stressed its opposition to nuclear while calling on the European Commission to ease restrictions on gas in the transition to clean energy
NEWS: The Ukraine crisis has triggered a focus on energy efficiency but divisions remain over the level of ambition
Meeting to establish EU position at UN climate talks, ministers have proposed 2014 deadline and stressed role of public finance
World Future Council demands Europe increase renewable energy target to 100% within the next 40 years
Reports from UN climate talks in Bangkok suggest EU is now unlikely to enforce tougher emission targets, with one official describing further cuts as ‘wishful thinking’
The UK’s Special Representative for Climate Change, John Ashton, talks to RTCC about his hopes for COP17 and why the Durban talks are still relevant.