Science and progress should prevail when dealing with advanced plant breeding technologies, health and food safety commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis has said ..
News 29 Sep 2017
- Markets & Corporate,Nature
European Greens and NGOs want plants produced by new techniques that enable targeted genome mutations to be classified as genetically modified organisms ..
News 27 Sep 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Tuesday to reject the imports of a range of new genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 21 Mar 2017
- Climate,Energy,General Policy
Policy experts have said the proposed regulation needs a rethink as it does not hold individual member states to account for underperformance on energy and climate targets ..
News 30 Nov 2016
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission must delay rules set to tighten limits on NOx emissions from Large Combustion Plants, environment ministers from five member states have said ..
News 21 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
The European Commission has set out plans for a mandatory transparency register for all three EU institutions in a bid to win back public trust ..
News 28 Sep 2016
A consortium of NGOs have launched a €400,000 investigation into defeat devices in the home appliance sector, as the focus of dieselgate widens into other ..
News 20 Sep 2016
Certain member states did not fully report their progress on managing mining and quarrying waste to the European Commission, a report has found ..
News 19 Sep 2016
Mandatory requirements for ships to record and report their fuel consumption are set to come into force under amendments to the International Convention for the ..
News 9 Sep 2016
- Climate,Markets & Corporate
Renewed calls to reform the Common Agricultural Policy have followed the announcement of the Cork 2.0 Declaration by agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan in Ireland this ..
News 9 Sep 2016
The European Environment Agency is looking to strengthen its approach to EU policy evaluation to address increasingly complex environmental and related health problems ..
News 6 Sep 2016
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission has developed a set of indicators in an attempt to evaluate the benefits of chemical safety legislation ..
News 1 Sep 2016
- Climate,General Policy,The EU's Circular Economy package,Nature
More than half (52%) of Europeans consider EU action on the environment insufficient, with two-thirds (67%) expressing support for greater policy intervention in this area ..
News 22 Aug 2016