Energy

Madrid Steps In as EU Targets COP25

The United Nations Global Climate Change conference will take place between December 2nd – 13th  at the IFEMA conference facility…

Are Deadly Storms the Climate’s New Normal?

Last week’s storms pounded Southern Europe and caused massive flooding throughout Spain, Italy, and France. Cars were swept away, cities…

France Fails Emissions Test

French President Emmanuel Macron has made headlines for his proactive attitude in fighting against climate change, including his push back…

Energy Giants Eni and Total Sign on to Drill in Cyprus’ EEZ

Cyprus’ exploration of offshore hydrocarbon resources continues despite Turkey’s resistance. Now, energy giants Eni and Total have come onboard and…

France’s Push for Renewable Energy

France is relying on a combination of solar and wind power to achieve its renewable energy goals. In 2016, France…

Pressure Builds as Portuguese Fuel-Tanker Drivers Call Another Strike

For the Portuguese government, the tourist season – which is also mere weeks before a general election – is the…

Greta Thunberg Gets a Mixed and Tense Reception After Her Address in the French National Assembly

On Tuesday of last week, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg gave an address to the French assembly, fiercely criticising political…

Alliances Fray as Portugal’s Socialists Rise in Popularity

On October 6th, Portuguese voters will head to polls. At stake are all 230 seats in the country’s Assembly, with…

Madrid’s Driving Ban Is Up in the Air, but So Are Small Local Businesses

“When you look at this policy reversal over pollution in Madrid, it’s clear there is no real green conscience in…

Will France’s New Airline Tax Help Decarbonise the Skies?

Air travel is a major contributor to pollution and global climate change. In order to make the sector pay its…
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