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Bellona Europa co-signs NGO statement on CBAM expressing concerns about isolating it from FitFor55 package

Ahead of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council Meeting (ECOFIN), Bellona, together with a number of NGOs, signed a statement on ensuring the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) remains linked to work on the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) Directive and other key aspects of the Fit for 55 package. Two main demands are made: […]

War is what happens when language fails

War is what happens when language fails. The Bellona Foundation is an international, environmental organisation. Our objective is to achieve increased ecological awareness and protection of nature, environment and health. We have worked relentlessly in Russia and Ukraine for over three decades to address and solve the grave problems of environmental pollution, nuclear safety and […]

The treatment of fossil gas in EU Taxonomy makes it a tool for greenwashing rather than a solution 

Brussels, Belgium, February 2, 2022 – Today, the European Commission published the complementary Delegated Act amending the treatment of fossil gas in EU Taxonomy, making it a tool for greenwashing rather than a solution.  Despite clear conclusions from the the European Commission expert advisors, form the Platform on Sustainable Finance, that current Delegated Act breach […]

Norway grants €100 million for clean hydrogen

Clean hydrogen got a 100 million EUR boost by Norway’s climate funding body Enova today. Three projects will benefit from the funding decision, which is significant because of its technology diversity. The Horisont Energi (€47 million grant) and Yara (€27 million) projects will showcase hydrogen production from natural gas with CCS and water electrolysis, respectively. […]

NGOs call on Vice President Frans Timmermans to safeguard the process of public engagement and consultation on EU Taxonomy

In a joint letter sent on the 14th of December, Bellona Europa and Deutschland together with 16 other civil society representatives, call on the European Commission to deliver on its stated dedication to a broad stakeholder consultation process on the upcoming EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Complementary Delegated Act. The Complementary Delegated Act, expected by the […]