Energy & Environment

Energy Union: investing in renewables, efficiency and a secure future

Will the new Energy Union increase efficiency and release Europe from reliance on high-carbon economies and dependency on Russia?

CO2 in motion!

How do the different forms of transport we take rank against each other in the fight against carbon emissions?

An ocean of plastic to eradicate

Find yourself swimming in plastic carrier bags? While some countries are steaming ahead in reducing use, others remain big consumers. Find out how Europe is incentivising change.

Power to the people (and their domestic appliances)

Giant efficiencies in the power consumption of electrical goods mean it’s time to change the energy efficiency labelling system.

Buy, use, throw away: breaking the cycle

MEPs advocate an overhaul of the traditional economy with the circular economy concept aimed at conserving resources through innovative product design and re-use.