France talks tough on Ukraine while gobbling up more Russian gas

France’s economy ministry said the Russian LNG “issue is neither about TotalEnergies’ contract or activities, but…

No more ‘business as usual’ in climate fight, UN boss warns ‘slipping’ politicians

But Stiell, whose agency is tasked with supporting the global response to climate change, warned that…

EU’s power sector emissions plummet as renewables surge

The 2023 drop was even steeper than in 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic drove ETS emissions…

Europe’s new energy risk: Trading Russia for America

However, he added, the priority should now be replacing gas with renewables: “We don’t want really…

Tony Blair seeks climate role at COP29 in Azerbaijan

A TBI spokesperson said: “We are not at present contracted for the Azerbaijan government on COP29,…

British banks head for a Basel win

— U.K. banks look set to get capital relief for SME lending. — Lloyds sets aside…

Austria looks at early exit from Russian gas deal as reliance on Moscow deepens

A spokesperson for OMV told POLITICO a “policy framework would first have to be created” to…

Oil and gas companies lash out at Labour’s new windfall tax plans

The announcement was made alongside a drastic cut in Labour’s overall spending plans, which saw a…

Von der Leyen can delay, not avoid, climate showdown with farmers

It fits a pattern that has been playing out among EU officials in recent days — concede,…

EU eases farming demands in 2040 climate proposal

Farmers’ protests have broken out in many countries across Europe in recent weeks, with the industry…