Ultra-high skyscrapers have only been made possible in very recent years thanks to impressive advances in modern technology. So, how do tall buildings withstand extreme ..
Comment 19 Sep 2017
The Netherlands has proposed to amend the EU law on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to exempt plants produced using an array of new breeding techniques ..
News 19 Sep 2017
The European Commission has requested the EU court to impose financial penalties on Poland if it does not comply with an order to halt logging ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Greece has failed to abide by a 1991 EU Directive on the treatment of urban wastewater, the EU Court of Justice ruled on Thursday, ordering ..
News 15 Sep 2017
EU governments may only use emergency powers to ban genetically modified food when there is an evident serious risk to health or the environment, the ..
News 13 Sep 2017
Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania will need to commit some €6bn by 2020 to improve access to quality water supplies and to comply with EU drinking ..
News 12 Sep 2017
- Waste & Resources,The EU's Circular Economy package,Packaging
Comment 8 Sep 2017
- Waste & Resources,Products,The EU's Circular Economy package
The EU needs to review its approach to the reuse, repair and refurbishment of ICT products, an industry association has said ..
News 8 Sep 2017
UK farmers may not “feel able” to focus on environmental improvements after Brexit due to concerns on the future of their businesses, a report has ..
News 5 Sep 2017
Restrictions on cruise ships’ emissions are being fast-tracked in Iceland after high concentrations of ultrafine particles and black carbon were detected in Reykjavik last week ..
News 4 Sep 2017
The bloc will fail to halt biodiversity loss unless Brussels proposes concrete policies to plug financing gaps, according to MEPs and the European Economic and ..
News 31 Aug 2017
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
The presence of lead in vehicle parts will still be allowed in the EU over the next two to seven years under European Commission proposals ..
News 29 Aug 2017
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products,The EU's Circular Economy package
The new EU green public procurement criteria for furniture published by the European Commission this week aim to prolong product lifespans and minimise waste ..
News 22 Aug 2017
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
World countries have agreed to finalise by 2020 new rules for mining in seabed areas beyond national jurisdiction, triggering NGO calls for a more transparent ..
News 21 Aug 2017
Researchers have found that exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide thiamethoxam can prevent the creation of new bumblebee colonies, warning of a heightened risk of population ..
News 15 Aug 2017