Only a handful of EU countries ban single-use plastics as deadline expires

06 July 2021 - The EU's deadline to ban single-use plastics has passed, but only a handful of member states have done enough to comply.

Carbon border tax to be imposed on steel, iron, cement, fertilizers, aluminium, electricity - leaked draft

Carbon border tax to be imposed on steel, iron, cement, fertilizers, aluminium, electricity – leaked draft

07 June 2021 - The European Commission is considering a transitional period of three years for fully implementing CBAM, from 2023 until 2026.


Scientists warn replacing fossil fuels with wood is ‘false solution’ to climate crisis

15 February 2021 - Over 500 scientists have warned world leaders against treating biomass as carbon neutral and supporting tree cutting for energy production.


26 MEPs warn of “impending environmental damage” of Chinese industrial projects in Serbia

20 January 2021 - A group of 26 MEPs warn of the “impending environmental damage” of Chinese companies’ industrial projects in Serbia.

Premature deaths due to air pollution in Europe remain too high despite improved air quality

26 November 2020 - The number of premature deaths due to air pollution in Europe remains too high, at...

clean energy transition in coal regions

Platform Initiative launched to support clean energy transition in coal regions in Western Balkans and Ukraine

13 October 2020 - The Energy Community Secretariat has announced the launch of a Platform Initiative to support the...


KEK starts EU-funded project to reduce air pollution from TPP Kosovo B

31 January 2020 - Power utility Kosovo Energy Corporation (KEK) has officially started the implementation of the project to...

Chapter 27

Serbian government adopts Chapter 27 negotiating position

23 January 2020 - The Government of Serbia has adopted the negotiating position for Chapter 27 – environment and...


UPDATE: EU assisting Energy Agency of Serbia to upgrade its regulatory policies, mechanisms, practices in line with the EU Energy Acquis – IV quarter results

30 December 2019 - Project: Technical Assistance to AERS – Approximation of NRA tasks to the Third Energy Package...

Danilo Barjaktarović

Energy and climate policies overview – current situation and recommendations for the preparation of Montenegro’s NECP

15 October 2019 - Author: Danilo Barjaktarović, Director, EcoEnergy Consulting Montenegro has pledged to join the international community’s efforts...


Serbia to get Cadastre of Mining Waste on February 1, 2020

11 October 2019 - After almost three years of the Cadastre of Mining Waste (VIDEO) project implementation and visits...

Western Balkans subsidies small hydropower

Western Balkans urged to end subsidies for destructive small hydropower – report

25 September 2019 - The European Commission and the Energy Community need to play a role in ending state...

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