UK farmers may not “feel able” to focus on environmental improvements after Brexit due to concerns on the future of their businesses, a report has ..
News 5 Sep 2017
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Campaigners and MEPs have renewed calls on Brussels to reject a proposed merger between pesticide makers Bayer and Monsanto following the launch of a competition ..
News 23 Aug 2017
Researchers have found that exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide thiamethoxam can prevent the creation of new bumblebee colonies, warning of a heightened risk of population ..
News 15 Aug 2017
The European Commission will not renew the EU permit for the use of the herbicide glyphosate without the overt backing of national governments, an official ..
News 20 Jul 2017
Government delegates will discuss on Thursday morning a draft proposal to renew the EU licence for glyphosate, a European Commission official told ENDS, as advocates ..
News 19 Jul 2017
A new EU regulation on the production and labelling of organic produce is set to take effect on 1 July 2020 after MEPs and national ..
News 29 Jun 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources
More than half of EU governments want to stick with or weaken the European Commission’s draft Effort Sharing Regulation on climate change, groups warn ..
News 28 Mar 2017
The European Commission is proposing to ban across the whole EU the use of three neonicotinoids that have been found to harm bees, limiting their ..
News 24 Mar 2017
The herbicide glyphosate should not be classified as carcinogenic in the EU, the European Chemicals Agency has concluded months ahead of a potential 15-year renewal ..
News 15 Mar 2017
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
The world needs a comprehensive global treaty against toxic pesticides as existing rules are failing to counter industry’s “extraordinary power”, a UN advisor has said ..
News 7 Mar 2017
EU governments should take on stricter accounting rules for land use greenhouse gas emissions and set long-term targets for net carbon removals, an MEP has ..
News 2 Mar 2017
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Nature
A European Commission official has rejected an MEP’s call to soften proposed restrictions on cadmium in phosphate fertilisers ..
News 1 Mar 2017
Intensive pig and poultry farms face restrictions on ammonia emissions for the first time under new EU limits published on Tuesday, but much is left ..
News 22 Feb 2017
The European Commission has proposed new voting rules to force countries to take a stand on controversial approvals for pesticides and genetically modified organisms ..
News 14 Feb 2017