The European Commission has announced reforms that will require governments to move away from offering subsidies for renewable energy projects. Instead, member states should move towards market-based support.
Negotiations for the first post-Brexit EU budget will start in 2018. Germany will be the biggest contributor to the budget. Will it use its leverage to make recalcitrant member states like Poland behave differently?
The German engineering giant has revealed the scale of difficulties faced by its power and gas unit, where profits fell 40 percent in Q4. Up to 6,000 job losses have been announced at its wind turbine business.
Europe is seen as a global leader on climate action. Yet it continues to bolster the fossil fuel industry with billions of euros worth of subsidies, according to a new report.
Over 80 percent of Poles support EU membership, but the Law and Justice Party has halted the country's integration into the bloc. As PiS puts it, the European Union is a necessary evil — one to be handled with hostility.
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