European Green Deal: Commission proposes transformation of EU economy and society to meet climate...

European Green Deal: Commission proposes transformation of EU economy and society to meet climate ambitions

Spanish Draft Bill on climate change and energy transition passed

El Congreso aprueba el Proyecto de Ley de cambio climático y transición energética

NGOs and aviation sector call for long-haul emissions to be covered by EU’s Sustainable...

NGOs and aviation sector call for long-haul emissions to be covered by EU’s Sustainable Aviation Fuels mandate

Monitoring methane emissions from gas pipelines

For the first time, scientists, using satellite data from the Copernicus Sentinel missions, are now able to detect individual methane plumes leaking from natural gas pipelines around the globe. Methane is one of the...

MITECO presents updated Royal Decree on nitrate contamination for hearing and public information

El MITECO presenta para audiencia e información pública una actualización del Real Decreto sobre contaminación producida por nitratos

Green pandemic recovery essential to close climate action gap – UN report

UNEP’s annual Emissions Gap Report 2020 finds that, despite a dip in 2020 carbon dioxide emissions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is still heading for a temperature rise in excess of 3°C this century. However,...

Tecam has been awarded a new emissions treatment project for the metal sector in...

This Russian company is one of the main metal producers worldwide. It produces metals with very low carbon content and it is one of the first metal companies to manufacture ecological products. The project has been...

Two new pilot plants will test carbon capture technology developed by European CARMOF project...

The decarbonization of the economy is one of society´s main challenges, as described in SDG 13 of the United Nations Global Compact. To meet this challenge, AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, coordinates the European...

Air pollution in a post-COVID-19 world

This year, satellite data have been widely used to monitor fluctuations in air quality brought on by strict COVID-19 measures. The Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite, part of the European Copernicus programme, has been continuously mapping changes...

On the mend: the ozone layer

Scientists first raised alarm about the ozone layer in the late 1970s, when they discovered that chemicals were destroying this protective shield. Ozone-depleting gases (ODSs) used in aerosols, refrigerators and air-conditioners were depleting the...