Two-thirds of UN natural heritage sites are under increased threat from human activities, while the situation in Europe has improved, a new study co-authored by ..
News 14 Feb 2017
Greening will be the second major focus in the next reform of the Common Agriculture Policy after resolving budget issues due to Brexit, a senior ..
News 10 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
MEPs have called on the European Commission to consider the environmental implications of the construction of large EU-funded transport infrastructure to connect EU countries over ..
News 19 Jan 2017
- Waste & Resources,The EU's Circular Economy package
Action to tackle Europe's mountain of food waste has been “fragmented and intermittent” with simple and effective measures ignored in favour of grand policy announcements, ..
News 17 Jan 2017
Development of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay in the UK has been endorsed by an independent review ..
News 13 Jan 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Parties in the Portuguese parliament have voted to condemn the Spanish government’s decision to allow a temporary localised nuclear waste storage site to be built ..
News 9 Jan 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
Natural water purification across Europe is becoming “unsustainable” in many countries despite this process being worth an estimated €16 billion a year, a JRC study ..
News 4 Jan 2017
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
The European Commission is seeking views on what a multilateral investment court should look like if it is to gain approval from opponents of the ..
News 3 Jan 2017
Leaked documents suggest that Poland is planning a major overhaul of its legal framework for nature protection, which NGOs have warned will be detrimental to ..
News 12 Dec 2016
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate
The EU risks supply bottlenecks of several materials used in wind, photovoltaic and electric vehicle technologies without improved recycling and EU production, the Joint Research ..
News 2 Dec 2016
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
France breached the EU’s waste water treatment law after failing to treat this waste stream in 11 smaller agglomerations across the country, the EU Court ..
News 25 Nov 2016