The new Dutch coalition government pledges to spend €4 billion to slash carbon emissions, move away from coal-fired plants and introduce a carbon price floor ..
News 11 Oct 2017
Environmental lawyers have challenged a secrecy clause in EU law in a bid to force car manufacturers to disclose the workings on in-car emissions control ..
News 9 Oct 2017
The European Commission has urged Spain to put an end to its “systemic breach” of EU rules by sealing and regenerating inert waste landfills ..
News 6 Oct 2017
The European Commission has requested the EU court to impose financial penalties on Poland if it does not comply with an order to halt logging ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU Council have made “solid progress” towards a compromise on reforms to the EU emissions trading system, an Estonian ..
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 EU moved closer to linking its emissions trading scheme with the Swiss system on Wednesday as the European Commission adopted proposals to conclude a ..
News 16 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 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
Talks with national government delegates on planned reforms to the EU’s emissions trading system moved forward on Tuesday evening and could be wrapped up by ..
News 28 Jun 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