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
Decarbonising the electricity supply will require deploying 230 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity in the North Seas by 2045, consultants at Ecofys estimated on Thursday ..
News 10 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
EU energy ministers agreed on Monday to support a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 while weakening an annual savings obligation key to delivering it ..
News 27 Jun 2017
National governments have not moved to increase the target of 27% renewables in the EU’s energy mix proposed by the heads of state and government ..
News 26 Jun 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted overwhelmingly on Thursday against an attempt to block a near-complete ban on the use of three bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides ..
News 22 Jun 2017
EU environment ministers meeting on Monday called for “substantial improvements” in the implementation of the EU’s nature laws as they rubberstamped a new plan to ..
News 20 Jun 2017
EU environment ministers failed to resolve their differences over key aspects of the EU’s post-2020 climate legislation on Monday despite proposals by the outgoing EU ..
News 19 Jun 2017
Malta, current holder of the rotating EU presidency, aims to wrap up work on key parts of the European Commission’s clean energy package at a ..
News 15 Jun 2017
Global renewable electricity generation capacity increased by 9% thanks to a record 161 gigawatts of new installations in 2016, even as overall investments fell, a ..
News 7 Jun 2017
The European Parliament’s lead MEP on the post-2020 sustainability rules for biofuels is set to propose limiting EU bioenergy support to energy produced from waste ..
News 6 Jun 2017
Talks on how forests should be factored into the calculation of a country’s overall greenhouse gas emissions have foundered, officials told ENDS on Wednesday ..
News 24 May 2017
MEPs drafting the European Parliament’s position on energy governance have proposed to set binding national targets for renewables and energy efficiency up to 2030 to ..
News 18 May 2017