Draft EU climate law: Too little ambition, net-zero target too late
2050 global net-zero goals only ensure 66 per cent chance of limiting warming to 1.5°C; high levels of ambition needed
Draft EU Climate Law: Incomplete framework, poor on internationalism
Climate activist Greta Thunberg termed the proposed EU law’s 2050 net-zero target a ‘surrender’
Lack of modern energy sources increase health risk for Nagaland's rural women
Depending on traditional fuel means increased risk of respiratory, musculo-skeletal disorders
Climate Emergency CoP 25: Europe’s Kafkaesque progress on climate action
The European Green New Deal is a pale imitation of the American original
Just 5 oil cos spent 251 mn euros in lobbying against climate policies: Report
BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell and Total together made nearly $55 billion in profits in 2018, while pushing the world into climate …
'Green Party’s rise is a response to the rise of nasty populist movements'
Newly-elected Member of European Parliament from the British Green Party, Catherine Rowett speaks to Down To Earth about the significance of the …
Twinning Europe and Asia in cyberspace
There are plenty of lessons for ASEAN to learn from the dynamics of the EU’s cyber regulations such as GDPR and e-IDAS and, use them to …
EU Emissions Trading System does not hurt firms’ profitability, says OECD
In fact, firms subject to the ETS tended to perform better, it noted
Can India-EU strategic partnership focus on climate change, clean energy?
Trade and security was the focus of the recently concluded India-EU summit, but the two entities need to move beyond that?
EU and France hijacking Africa’s renewable energy initiative, allege civil society groups
19 projects have been approved without meeting the basic principles of the renewable energy initiative
EU must close all 315 coal-fired power plants by 2030 to meet climate goals: study
While the UK has Europe’s third highest capacity for coal, Germany and Poland, together, produce 54 per cent of the EU’s total …
About 29 million ‘dirty’ diesel cars and vans ply on Europe’s roads
Not a single diesel car complies with the Euro 6 air pollution limits when tested on the road
Is TISA undermining the Paris climate deal?
A global trade deal could threaten the goal of reducing CO2 levels, leaked documents show
What’s the link between oral contraceptive pills and cancer among women?
Ovarian cancer accounts for about 4 per cent of all cancer cases in women and is one of the leading causes of death
Why Brexit is bad news for climate change
EU had some of the most progressive policies on cutting greenhouse gas emissions but post-exit UK will likely roll back some of these in order to …
Britain and Europe: a long history of conflict and cooperation
British history is deeply connected to Europe and whatever the result of its referendum, this will continue
How will Brexit impact environmental policy in the UK?
If UK decides to leave the EU, experts fear it would lead to dilution of the EU’s stringent laws, making the environment vulnerable to …
European Commission comes out with draft policy on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs)
Policy defines EDCs and lays out basis for legislation on them
Lost and damaged
Negotiations on loss and damage signal a weak deal
Fighting a flawed WTO regime
India and G-33 are pushing for reform of the agriculture subsidy system but the US and EU have a different agenda for the upcoming Bali meet
News 360° - Briefs
News 360 ° - Briefs
Aid package not enough, say Europe’s struggling farmers
The EU has announced a $560-million support package for farmers hit by Russia’s import ban
Timber companies plundering Congo’s rainforests, says report
A probe by non-profit Global Witness shows that timber companies are defying forest protection laws and underpaying taxes to plunder natural resources