19 July 2021 - Greece has achieved a 56.3% reduction in emissions in the sectors covered by the EU ETS, the third best performance among member states.
16 July 2021 - CBAM will be paid from 2026 on cement, iron, steel, fertilizers, aluminium and electricity, but power producers have on option to be exempted until 2030.
16 July 2021 - Serbia recorded the sharpest decline in household waste recycling in Europe between 2010 and 2019, of 70%, with the average recycling rate of just 0.4%.
15 July 2021 - The European Commission adopted a package of 12 draft laws in order to achieve net GHG emissions reductions by at least 55% by 2030.
14 July 2021 - As clean hydrogen remains far less cost-effective than fossil fuels, the EU is urged to adopt policies that would bring down its production costs and make it competitive with fossil fuels.
13 July 2021 - Members of the European Parliament said that all environmentally harmful subsidies should be phased out by 2027.
13 July 2021 - The Western Balkans’ 18 coal-fired power plants released twice as much sulfur dioxide in 2019 as all 221 such facilities in the EU.
09 July 2021 - Producers of electricity from coal and traders in the Energy Community enjoy record profits as they don't have to pay for CO2 emissions, Janez Kopač said
09 July 2021 - The lower house of the Austrian parliament has adopted a bill aimed at ensuring that all electricity consumption is covered from renewables by 2030.
09 July 2021 - The European Parliament has warned of a possible negative impact of new offshore wind farms on fisheries in EU waters.
08 July 2021 - Sofia is among the finalists for the European Green Capital 2023 award, while Belgrade, Zagreb, and Skopje are out of the race.
08 July 2021 - Shell has put in operation a 10 MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer for the production of green hydrogen, the largest of its kind in Europe.