The European Commission has begun an evaluation of the effectiveness of the EU law on substances that deplete the ozone layer, the ODS Regulation, which ..
News 17 Jul 2017
Once-in-a-century coastal floods could become an annual disaster in Europe if CO2 emissions continue to rise, a new study has warned ..
News 16 Mar 2017
The European Commission's plans to harmonise EU rules for materials in contact with drinking water could prove expensive and hard to monitor, an expert has ..
News 6 Mar 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU legislation should be revised to require member states to take on subsidiary liability for damage to the environment, an MEP has proposed ..
News 24 Feb 2017
France is planning to create the world’s largest marine protected area across its overseas territories, the country’s environment ministry said on Friday ..
News 24 Feb 2017
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,General Policy
A “global ecodesign approach” is needed for tyres and textiles as the microplastics they release make up a third of plastic pollution in the world’s ..
News 22 Feb 2017
The water industry has called for binding EU legislation to set standards for reused water, while the agriculture sector insists on a more flexible approach ..
News 17 Feb 2017
MEPs have repeated calls for a ban on heavy-fuel oil use by ships in the Arctic in a bid to pressure EU member states into ..
News 1 Feb 2017
The EU will see some of the world’s largest increases in river flood risks due to climate change, with France and Germany facing billions in ..
News 30 Jan 2017
EU countries will need to take urgent measures to secure environmentally-sound marine waters as their plans to date are incomplete or too late, the European ..
News 19 Jan 2017
Development of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay in the UK has been endorsed by an independent review ..
News 13 Jan 2017