The estimated toll of premature deaths attributed to exposure to NO2 pollution rose by 7,000 to 75,000 in 2015, according to an annual report on ..
News 12 Oct 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
A new tax approved by the Valencian regional parliament in September will “fatten up the tourist industry” rather than raise revenue for investment in environmental ..
News 11 Oct 2017
Less polluting vessels will pay lower charges to use the port of Hamburg under a proposed review of fees that was announced on Monday ..
News 10 Oct 2017
Subsidies for using solid biomass as fuel is indirectly supporting the coal industry and could be slowing emissions reduction in Europe’s electricity sector, a report ..
News 6 Oct 2017
The European Commission has announced a slew of measures targeting environmental impacts on the seas ..
News 5 Oct 2017
The entire population of Greater London, almost nine million people, lives in areas exceeding WHO guidelines on the most dangerous particulates, new data have revealed ..
News 4 Oct 2017
PepsiCo, Proctor & Gamble and Unilever are among major multinationals set to make commitments on ocean protection at a conference in Malta this week ..
News 2 Oct 2017
EU competition officials approved on Friday four state support schemes for renewable energy worth a combined €8.5 billion to deliver 7.5 gigawatts over 20 years ..
News 29 Sep 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Pollution,General Policy
The Paris Agreement is being put at risk by the EU and member states continuing to subsidise fossil fuels with public money, a think tank ..
News 28 Sep 2017
European Commission proposals to tighten rules on guarantees of origin (GOs) do little to prevent “greenwashing” by electricity suppliers, an MEP has said ..
News 27 Sep 2017
Upgrading large wastewater treatment plants to remove residues of medicinal drugs, pesticides and biocides could cost Europe €110 billion ..
News 27 Sep 2017
Environmental lawyers have filed a complaint against the Greek state for blocking civil society from challenging permits for the country’s coal power plants ..
News 14 Sep 2017
The UK is flouting its duty to ensure adequate air quality and protect the health of its citizens, according to a highly critical UN report ..
News 12 Sep 2017
Abolishing priority dispatch for renewable power generators would be “premature” while wholesale power markets still show distortions, according to the environment committee's lead MEP ..
News 8 Sep 2017
The health of local residents must prevail over the rights of the vehicle owners affected by the traffic ban, according to a judgment by the ..
News 7 Sep 2017