Author: Ajit Niranjan

Oil industry has sought to block state backing for green tech since 1960s

Research shows industry lobbying against support for solar panels and electric cars while enjoying subsidies itselfThe oil industry has fought against government support for clean technologies for more than half a century, the Guardian can reveal, even…

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EU countries already hitting some of their sustainable energy targets for 2030

Study finds ‘systematic progress’ achieved in 2010s with some states reaching targets a decade earlySeveral European countries hit some of their sustainable energy targets for 2030 a decade early, a study has found, but big gaps remain across the board…

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Environmentally friendly heat pumps hit slump in Europe, says lobby group

Sales fell 5% over 14 countries for which data exists, according to the European Heat Pump AssociationEurope’s heat pump market has hit a slump, industry data shows, holding up the continent’s efforts to heat its homes without polluting the planet.Manu…

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‘We are facing dependence on China’: EU battles to support green industry

Europe’s response to the US’s $369bn Inflation Reduction Act is being stymied by lack of funds and coordination, say analystsEurope is struggling to support green industries one year after the US passed a law to boost technologies needed to stop the pl…

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