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
All pollution permits held by large combustion plants will be reviewed in the next four years to ensure compliance with stricter EU standards by mid-2021, ..
News 1 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
Half of all G20 government and development bank spending on energy was used to subsidise oil and gas production, a report from environmental NGOs argued ..
News 6 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
The MEP leading talks on the reform of the Energy Efficiency Directive tabled last week a draft negotiating position, accused by campaigners of favouring coal ..
News 12 Jun 2017
A third of Europe’s coal-fired power will have to close by 2021 unless operators undertake costly retrofitting to meet stricter limits on industrial emissions, a ..
News 8 May 2017
Germany and Bulgaria have criticised the EU emission limits proposed for large combustion plants weeks ahead of a crucial vote by member states, ENDS has ..
News 6 Apr 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