Latvia with the biggest increase of CO2 emission in the EU
Sándor Csányi, OTP Bank, the richest man in Hungary
The EU's climate policy is boosting energy prices in Poland. One solution is a carbon tax which would be added to the purchase price of all items whose production or use involves CO2 emissions.
Bulgaria sticks to its coal-fired power plants
Estonians travel less but spend more abroad
The automotive companies operating in Europe are in trouble. The decline in the sales of diesel cars indicates that manufacturers may not be able to meet the targets for CO2 emissions.
Excessive investment in coal-based energy may result in a crisis in the banking sector. Such a scenario is taken into consideration by experts at WiseEuropa.
CO2 emissions in Hungary up 6.9 per cent y/y in 2017
Poland’s games market worth over USD500m
Poland spends USD500 for rocket artillery systems and weapons for F-16 jets
Estonia will train Mauritius in the area of e-governance
In September, Poland said it would ratify the global climate deal only after it gets EU assurances on investment in coal-based power plants. Poland will meet its CO2 target, says Piotr Naimski, Minister responsible for Poland’s energy policy.
Poland's largest power producer PGE plan to spend up to PLN1.8bn (USD475m) by 2020 to modernize its coal-fired power stations. The goal is to meet European Union emission reduction regulations.
The European Union introduces the so-called Market Stability Reserve. This is bad news for Poland, because it means an increase of energy prices.