EU strikes deal for stricter emissions reduction rules

Member states must reduce emissions by 40% compared to 2005 levels in sectors that are currently not regulated under the EU Emissions Trading System

Nine North Sea countries target 260GW of offshore wind energy by 2050

The North Seas Energy Co-operation ministers, for the first time, agreed on the aggregate, non-binding offshore renewable targets for the maritime area of the entire NSEC region last week

EU commits €10bn to support regions most affected by green transition

It will finance public investments away from fossil fuels while leaving no one behind, including communities that have relied on coal mining and polluting industries

EU approves €5.4bn subsidy package for hydrogen tech projects

The Commission has signed off on the Hy2Tech project, which was jointly prepared and notified by 15 member states, involving 35 companies participating in 41 projects

EU Commission registers initiative aiming to ban fossil fuel ads and sponsorships

It will have to react on the proposal if organisers of the European Citizens’ Initiative collect one million signatures within a year from at least seven member states