Green economy

Graffiti in Zagreb

It's time for Croatia to embrace the European Green Deal 

Tuesday 06 October 2020 | Toni Gabrić
| H-Alter

Average temperatures are rising more and more in the Zagreb region, while snow cover is decreasing year after year. However, Jagoda Munić, Director of Friends of the Earth Europe says that “Croatia is a very passive observer of developments around the European Green Deal.”


The energy transition yet to come  in depth

Thursday 06 February 2020 | Gianluca De Feo
| OBC Transeuropa

The European Union wants to abandon coal by 2050, but this will require significant help from European banks, which still finance 26 per cent of all coal power plants in the world.


There are more forests in barren Greece than in Hungary 

Tuesday 19 May 2020 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

Less than 4 per cent of the world's forests are in the European Union, shared by no fewer than 16 million owners. There is no common EU forestry policy, but the European Green Deal is set to put a new emphasis on reforestation.


EU agency: 'Europe will not meet 2030 climate goals' 

Friday 06 December 2019 | Elena Sánchez Nicolás
| EUobserver

The latest report by the European Environment Agency predicts that Europe will not achieve its 2030 climate and energy targets "without urgent action during the next 10 years".


Global climate protection map

Wednesday 19 June 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

All the resources for a sustainable lifestyle, or at least for reducing its environmental impact, are located geographically through the Open Street Map.


Shedding some light on baffling bills  

Saturday 10 November 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

When it comes to electric bills, the components that determine how much you pay are changing significantly. And according to standards, this spells major disruptions for classifications.


Europe drifts from its goals 

Thursday 14 June 2018 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Despite setting ambitious targets for reducing CO2 emissions, the EU’s carbon footprint increased last year.


A Balkan Dam Boom Imperils Europe’s Wildest Rivers

Friday 18 May 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Balkan Peninsula faces a wave of thousands of hydroelectric projects that would block pristine, free-flowing rivers and cause major environmental damage altering the regional ecosystems.


The green challenge for European cities 

Tuesday 05 June 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Regulating CO2 emissions and creating liveable urban spaces is a challenge for the future of the EU.