by Jeff Spross Posted on June 30, 2014
By sharing revenue from the European Union's carbon trading system, France thinks it can get less wealthy and more coal-dependent countries on board with Europe-wide cuts to greenhouse gas emissions.
by Brian Katulis - Guest Contributor, Matt Browne - Guest Contributor Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
Though the media's attention has been elsewhere, President Obama's been working to boost our allies in Europe.
by Ben Norton, Shannon Greenwood Posted on May 30, 2014
Last week's European Parliament elections saw the gains of some less than sane parties.
by Matt Browne - Guest Contributor Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
The 2014 European Parliament elections make dim reading for progressives. Beyond the headlines, however, significant successes provide hope and direction for the future.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 24, 2014 Updated: March 24, 2014
An analysis by Eclareon shows solar's levelized cost of energy at grid parity with other sources of electricity in both countries -- and coming up quick in others.
by Kiley Kroh, Igor Volsky Posted on March 6, 2014 Updated: March 6, 2014
Control of resources and dependence on other countries is a central theme connecting the longstanding tension between Russia and Ukraine and potential actions taken by the rest of the world as the crisis escalates.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 3, 2014
Around 225 million metric tons of the EU's waste from agriculture, forestry, and municipal garbage could be sustainably converted to biofuel annually, a new study finds.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 3, 2014
Instances of extreme flooding could also soar to once every 30 years, according to the study.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 22, 2014
Environmental groups called the targets inadequate, but the framework does make the EU the first group of nations to pledge concrete cuts ahead of the 2015 climate talks.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 6, 2013
But the "losers" seem okay with not being picked. And the hydro, offshore wind, and geothermal industries will get boosts.