Slovakia secures €459m to support coal phase out by 2023

The EU funds will support a ‘fair transition’ for the country’s metals and chemicals industries in the Upper Nitra, Košice and Banská Bystrica regions towards climate neutrality

EU Commission approves €380m funding for new green projects

Projects will support nature and biodiversity, circular economy, climate change mitigation and adaptation while contributing to the clean energy transition across Europe

COP27: EU commits €35m to support Egypt’s Energy Wealth Initiative

The initiative aims to shut down 5,000MW of existing and inefficient gas-based power generation capacity and support 10,000MW of new renewables in Egypt

Belfast backed by Europe for ‘Net Zero Neighbourhood’

Councillors are not all happy with the part of the city that will benefit, however

Stockholm looks to carbon capture for net zero

Sweden believes the switch could see the city become carbon-negative by 2030

COP27: EU and Egypt sign agreement on renewable hydrogen

The MoU will serve as a framework to support the development of a renewable hydrogen industry and trade across the EU and Egypt, including infrastructure and financing

EU greenlights €500m Italian scheme for switch to cleaner maritime vessels

It will support projects that increase the energy efficiency and environmental performance of vessels used for passenger, freight and combined transport

EU bank and AllianzGI commit $100m for renewable energy projects at COP27

They are investing in Alcazar Energy Partners II, which funds green energy projects in the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

UN to deploy satellite-based system to track methane emissions from space

The Methane Alert and Response System (MARS), launched at the COP27 climate summit, is a data-to-action platform to get policy-relevant data for emissions mitigation

COP27: UK joins countries to commit to slashing emissions from oil and gas

They have committed to cut emissions associated with fossil energy production and consumption, particularly to reduce methane emissions