EU energy ministers met today to adopt amendments to the Renewable Energy Directive and the Fuel Quality Directive made in June.
European Commission President José Manuel Barroso gave a speech at the UN Climate Summit today, claiming the EU is setting a good example in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The European Commission’s new plan to boost the role of the private sector in development cooperation could put efforts to reduce poverty second to the interests of European companies, said leading
A leaked European Commission document dispels earlier warnings that the fin
Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by the European Parliament in favor of emergency measures to save the ailing European Emissions Trading System (ETS) and boost the EU carbon price to help curb CO2 emiss
Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by European Parliamentarians in support of a strong European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) covering all instruments (shares, bonds and derivatives), as put forward by
Oxfam welcomes today’s European Parliament vote in favor of legislation which will oblige EU-listed and non-listed big oil, gas, mining and logging companies to declare payments they make i
European leaders failed today to meet the expectations they had raised of cracking down on tax dodging at a summit in Brussels. In reaction, Catherine Olier, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser, said:
Meeting today in Brussels, European Finance Ministers failed to take bold action against tax evasion and avoidance, leaving a great deal still to be achieved at next week’s EU leaders’ summ
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU struck last night a deal on transparency of extractives industries.