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Green hydrogen, electric trucks 'ripe for investment' by EU recovery fund

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2020

Green hydrogen, low-carbon aviation fuel and electric trucks are among 55 clean technologies that can help the European Union to reach its goal of climate neutrality by mid-century, research by...

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Industries to receive lower carbon market compensation as EU attempts to curb 'windfall profits'

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 22, 2020

BRUSSELS: Fewer companies will be eligible for state compensation for some European Union carbon costs next year under new rules aimed at forcing polluting industries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions faster. The EU carbon market is the bloc's central policy for cutting...

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EU, India invite joint research proposals on integrated local energy systems

By : Sustainability ..., May 11, 2020

India’s Department of Science & Technology and the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency have issued a joint call for proposals that aims at smartly integrating large amounts of renewable energy in local energy systems in Europe and/or India and...

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EU, China, others team up to coordinate ‘green’ investment financing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The European Union, China, India and several other countries teamed up on Friday to coordinate rules and standards for trillions of dollars of private and public “green” investment needed over decades to prevent irreversible climate change. The initiative, called the...

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EU, India to jointly invest Rs 323 crore on 7 water projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

The European Union and India on Thursday decided to jointly invest Rs 323 crore on seven projects over four years to find affordable solutions to improving drinking water quality and boosting waste water management in the country. Around 130 entities will be part of these...

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EU may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025....

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European utilities urge EU to raise green energy targets

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 8, 2017

Some of Europe's top utilities have called the EU's green energy targets unambitious, urging the bar to be raised in the fight against climate change, a letter seen by Reuters on Monday said....

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EU split on carbon market reform ahead of U.N. climate change talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 9, 2017

Splits among European Union policymakers over carbon market reforms could foil attempts next week to reach a deal ahead of United Nations climate talks in November, EU sources said....

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EU unveils power market reform, energy efficiency target

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2016

The European Commission unveiled a reform of Europe's power grid after 2020 on Wednesday, proposing to cut energy waste, better integrate renewables and phase out subsidies for coal-fired...

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India, EU stress need for global pact on climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 15, 2014

India and the European Union Friday stressed the need for a global agreement on climate change at the UN Conference in Paris next year. During their meeting, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and European Union Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard discussed...

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