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EU climate chief Frans Timmermans: ‘When measures have a price effect, let’s use the age-old instrument of redistribution to ensure it doesn’t affect the most vulnerable.’ Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Europe is facing “the gravest planetary crisis of all time”. Ursula von der Leyen’s words to the European Parliament were stark as she delivered her (...)

European Union’s Fit for 55 plan targets emissions in  all sectors of the economy and in international trade.

Brussels will set out plans on Wednesday for the EU to become the world’s first mover on achieving net zero emissions in order to limit global warming(...)

Those warning of the imminence of catastrophic climate change have won the argument. Green has become mainstream. Photograph: iStock

The European Union has committed to cut its carbon admissions by at least 55 per cent over the next nine years, compared to 1990 levels. It’s intended(...)

Smog shrouds Agbar tower in Barcelona.  Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images

The European parliament has declared a global “climate and environmental emergency” as it urged all EU countries to commit to net zero greenhouse gas (...)