Campaigners warn of European food and energy crisis

The turmoil in Ukraine should be a wake-up call for Europe's looming fuel and food crisis, campaigners have warned.

View all 4 updates ›

Europe energy imports bill 'will soar to £400bn'

The new report by Oxfam claims that even if governments meet their climate and energy commitments for 2020, Europe's annual energy imports bill will soar from £325 billion to more than £400 billion by 2030 because of rising prices.

At the same time the EU's food import bill could rise as climate change hits countries where much of the bloc's food is produced, the report said, leaving Europe's poor struggling to pay for both heating and food.

More top news