The UK, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic, Greece, Lithuania and Luxembourg all failed to design or apply penalty systems to stop carmakers such as Volkswagen ..
News 8 Dec 2016
Six months after a European Commission policy review found that the EU Nature Directives were “fit for purpose”, the Commission has finally announced it will ..
News 7 Dec 2016
A group of NGOs including Greenpeace, PAN Europe and Bee Life have called on the European Commission to ban the use of up to seven ..
News 6 Dec 2016
Replacing EU agricultural subsidies with payments linked to environmental measures would benefit greener farmers and deliver a fairer system for taxpayers, German researchers have suggested ..
News 7 Nov 2016
A European Commission draft regulation to ban the potentially carcinogenic pesticide buprofezin for use on food crops should come into force by the end of ..
News 7 Nov 2016
The European Commission has said it will encourage EU-wide harmonisation of fines for farmers that breach environmental rules under the Common Agricultural Policy ..
News 1 Nov 2016
With the earth and its 7.3 billion people entering a possible “sixth mass extinction” in what scientists are calling the geological anthropocene era, European and world ..
News 27 Oct 2016
The European Food Safety Authority is launching a project to develop methods to assess risks from exposures to multiple chemicals at the same time ..
News 26 Oct 2016
As official findings show that rice herbicide bensulfuron-methyl is safe for consumers, NGO Pesticide Action Network Europe has said it should not be approved for use ..
News 20 Oct 2016
The European Commission is considering delaying the entry into force of new greening rules for EU farmers until 2018, a year later than the current ..
News 11 Oct 2016
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Monday to object to renewing EU authorisations to cultivate three genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 4 Oct 2016
New rules to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species in ship ballast water have finally come into force ..
News 13 Sep 2016
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MEPs on the environment committee have urged Slovakian environment minister László Sólymos to “save” the EU Nature Directives and speed up Paris ratification ..
News 8 Sep 2016
A coalition of Spanish NGOs has called on public administrations to order work to be stopped on a planned €200 million 600 million m3 subterranean ..
News 7 Sep 2016
The European Commission has authorised the use of insecticide cyantraniliprole for 10 years despite previous warnings from the European Food Safety Authority that “data gaps” ..
News 25 Aug 2016