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Top 5 stories of the week: 1 – 7 December

1. Everything you need to know from COP28

This week was marked by the ongoing COP conference – with Barbara Botos, Hungary’s Ambassador-at-large for Climate reporting live on every day of the conference and its key developments and discussions. Read the full story here.

2. Budapest talks climate

Staying on the topic of climate, this week saw the 4th edition of the Budapest Climate Summit! Amid the concurrent COP28, international experts and stakeholders from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) painted a broadly optimistic outlook of the region’s fight against climate change following the key changes that took place during the energy crisis. Read the full story here. 

3. Europe sees biomethane boost

Perhaps a great reason for the above optimism may be new data on biomethane production in Europe which revealed an increase of almost 20 per cent in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to data from the new edition of the European Biogas Association (EBA) Statistical Report. Read the full story here.

4. CEE becomes more attractive to renewable investors

Bringing the scope back to CEE, this week we also spoke to analysts from EY about their Renewable Energy Attractiveness Index, in which Romania, Austria and Poland made key gains in the ranking. Read the full story here. 

5. Did you know this about lithium-ion recycling?

Green energy has been dominating our new cycle in the past few weeks – and this week is no different: last but not least, this week, Rho Motion’s Edward Keith wrote a Voice on everything we need to know about lithium-ion battery recycling and how it is widely expected to provide this industry with a long-term solution to some of its greatest challenges. Read the full story here.

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