Fossil-fuel fever: EU building law loophole risks keeping gas boilers in our homes

Due to go to vote on 14 March, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive risks being a gift to the fossil fuel industry at the cost of Europe‚Äôs independence, urgent climate goals, and citizens’ energy security. From sourcing materials to everyday heating, our built environment has a significant impact on our CO2 emissions and energy use, and a huge potential to contribute to a climate neutral EU: in Europe, buildings account for around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 … Continue reading Fossil-fuel fever: EU building law loophole risks keeping gas boilers in our homes