The consumption of ozone-depleting chemicals in Europe fell by 13% in 2016 compared to the previous year, the European Environment Agency said on Thursday ..
News 14 Sep 2017
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
The UK should only make minor changes to environmental legislation after it leaves the EU, according to a report ..
News 6 Sep 2017
Legal challenges could mount in the future for policymakers and company directors unable to handle the impacts of foreseeable climate disasters, green lawyers warned on ..
News 30 Aug 2017
The UK has been given until 2020 to remedy how costs in environmental court cases are managed under an international agreement ..
News 4 Aug 2017
Polish officials have dismissed as “politically motivated” an injunction from the EU court ordering an immediate halt to logging activity in the Białowieża forest pending ..
News 31 Jul 2017
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
The European Commission has taken the unusual step of asking the EU court to order an immediate halt to logging operations in Białowieża Forest pending ..
News 13 Jul 2017
The Greens have taken legal action in a bid to force the European Food Safety Authority to release data relating to non-public studies of glyphosate ..
News 1 Jun 2017
The Greens and environmentalists welcomed on Tuesday a ruling by the EU court that a recently initialled EU-Singapore trade deal cannot be adopted without the ..
News 16 May 2017
A court ruling is set to force the European Commission to consider a European citizens’ initiative (ECI) urging it to pull the EU out of ..
News 10 May 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
Spain is in breach of the EU's Waste Framework Directive for failing to bring 61 landfill sites into line with environmental safety rules, the EU ..
News 15 Mar 2017
Germany, France, the UK, Spain and Italy could all be taken to the EU court this year if they fail to tackle nitrogen dioxide pollution ..
News 15 Feb 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
- Waste & Resources,General Policy,Nature
EU member states have proposed setting up specialist police and legal units to tackle environmental crime after UNEP and Interpol highlighted it as a “growing ..
News 12 Dec 2016