Attempts to change agricultural greening rules under a broader EU budget review could delay the process and weaken environmental obligations, the European Commission has told ..
News 15 Mar 2017
A Swedish climate levy on air passengers being considered by the government would hurt the economy and interfere with international action on aviation emissions, the aviation ..
News 3 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
The European Commission has urged EU countries to exploit the potential of bolstering national post-crisis finances by shifting taxation to polluting sectors such as diesel ..
News 23 Feb 2017
Investors should not be allowed to challenge national environmental policies through special courts under a free trade agreement with Canada, a French government report has ..
News 14 Feb 2017
Industry and NGOs remain divided over the level of proposed emission limits for industrial installations under new EU standards on large-volume organic chemicals ..
News 10 Feb 2017
The European Commission has defended the UK’s right to negotiate draft EU limits on industrial emissions even if these may be implemented after the country’s departure ..
News 31 Jan 2017
The European Commission has rejected fresh calls for a full EU-wide ban on cyanide-based mining technologies, arguing that current restrictions in EU law are sufficient ..
News 24 Jan 2017
A roadmap to help Sweden achieve “100% renewable energy production by 2040” has been laid out by the country’s parliamentary energy commission ..
News 13 Jan 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The Church of England has launched an international ranking tool to assess how the transition to a low-carbon economy will affect investment portfolios ..
News 12 Jan 2017
- Energy,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Although it has become cheaper to invest in solar and wind power over the last two years, this has not automatically translated into greater deployment, ..
News 11 Jan 2017
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The French government’s environment ministry will roll out a voluntary ecolabel in March this year to help consumers identify greener products ..
News 9 Jan 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