The REPowerEU plan to end Europe’s dependence on Russian gas would still leave it in hock to fossil-fuel companies.
The ‘teals’ and Greens will turn up the heat on Labor’s climate policy. Here’s what to expect.
Biodiversity receives less attention than climate, although the collapse of the planet’s biomass is as worrying as climate change.
The EIB must resist pressure to finance liquefied-natural-gas projects and champion zero-carbon public transport instead.
Implementing the ‘Fit for 55’ package depends on citizens and NGOs being able to hold governments to account.
Sweden needs a ‘joined-up’ approach to climate change or it will fall well short of its responsibilities.
Europe has lost almost two precious decades to decarbonise industry due to one of the worst designed EU policy instruments.
Women face the greatest risks from environmental crises and have been shown to deliver better environmental policy results.
Recent crises have exposed the shortcomings of our international institutions and growth-obsessed economic models.
Europe’s problem isn’t just dependence on Russian oil and gas. It’s dependence on fossil fuels, period.
Without active participation of women, a carbon-neutral future will remain out of reach.
Europe must exit from its dependence on Russian fossil fuel by designating the next year as one of state-financed domestic conversions.
Europe could simply buy fewer fossil fuels from Russia, maybe more from elsewhere—but there is a more fundamental answer.
The wealthy are the biggest greenhouse-gas emitters, Jayati Ghosh writes, yet carbon taxes hit the poor hardest.
Powerful industrial-agriculture lobbies are seeking to take advantage of the crisis to undermine EU commitments.
A leaked proposal from the European Commission would favour the agrochemical industry, not the citizenry.
Major emitters must deliver on critical ‘climate justice’ issues, such as financing for vulnerable countries.
Europe’s largest energy companies are failing on their net-zero pledges.
The EU’s controversial proposal to label nuclear energy ‘green’ could jeopardise the future of the German coalition.
The Recovery and Resilience Facility is important but will not mobilise sufficient green investment by itself.
There is no environmental, climate or economic reason to include nuclear and fossil gas in the EU investment taxonomy.