The global streak of record-breaking average temperatures over the past three years would have been “extremely unlikely” without emissions from human activities, according to a ..
News 17 Aug 2017
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Pollution
UK environment secretary Michael Gove has called Brexit “an historic opportunity” to review the gamut of environmental policy, from agriculture to pesticide licensing and pollution ..
News 24 Jul 2017
A hydrogen-focused innovation programme could help the EU chemical sector overcome environmental challenges and become carbon-neutral by 2050, industry lobby Cefic said on Wednesday ..
News 20 Jul 2017
The EU is ready to ratify the Kigali Amendment that adds hydrofluorocarbons to the list of substances controlled under the Montreal Protocol after the EU ..
News 18 Jul 2017
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The EU Court of Justice has ordered the European Commission to share with glass-maker Saint-Gobain data on EU emission allowances it has kept confidential since ..
News 17 Jul 2017
The EU’s coal-fired power plants continue to be the largest source of industrial air pollution despite progress towards climate policy objectives, the European Environment Agency ..
News 10 Jul 2017
The International Maritime Organization agreed last week a draft outline of a strategy to tackle emissions from shipping but shied away from a long-term target ..
News 10 Jul 2017
The International Energy Agency has urged policymakers worldwide to legislate for cleaner trucks, flagging the EU as one of the main markets driving up oil ..
News 3 Jul 2017
The European Commission plans to retain the Fuel Quality Directive after concluding that it is environmentally effective, although the law’s core target will be scrapped ..
News 7 Jun 2017
New draft EU pollution standards for waste incinerators will be mandatory but could be lower for some pollutants if adopted in their current form ..
News 25 May 2017
A new EU-funded study has disputed the environmental benefits of UN carbon credits, leading to warnings that a new scheme for offsetting aviation emissions may ..
News 20 Apr 2017
Road tolls based on distance and CO2 emissions would reduce the environmental impact of haulage in Europe, suggests a study published on Tuesday ahead of ..
News 12 Apr 2017
Greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power stations fell by 11% year-on-year in 2016, according to EU emissions trading scheme data released by the European Commission ..
News 3 Apr 2017
Taxing consumption instead of employment would help tackle the world’s biggest environmental problems, including climate change, resource depletion and pollution, according to a study ..
News 21 Dec 2016
EU member states have applied a recommendation on standards for shale gas exploration and production unevenly and in some cases unsatisfactorily, the European Commission has ..
News 16 Dec 2016