Articles categorized by: Environment

Decline in nuclear power risks energy security and climate goals, IEA report says

“Without an important contribution from nuclear power, the global energy transition will be that much harder,” said Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director. “Alongside renewables, energy efficiency and other innovative technologies, nuclear can make a significant contribution to achieving sustainable energy goals and enhancing energy security. But unless the barriers it faces are overcome, its […]

New emisions control system for cars manufactured within the EU agreed by the Council

The Council agreed on a general approach to reform the system of type-approval and market surveillance for motor vehicles. The aim of the reform is to achieve a high level of safety and environmental performance of motor vehicles and to address the main shortcomings identified in the existing type-approval system. Shorcomings that have allowed such scandals as the […]