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
- Climate,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned the UK against environmental “dumping” if it wants to gain good access to the EU’s single ..
News 23 Mar 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
The European Commission has begun work to set new binding limits on pollutants in waste gas from chemical plants, with a first draft expected late ..
News 16 Mar 2017
Stakeholders have generally welcomed a common position on rule changes to the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) reached by environment ministers on Tuesday ..
News 1 Mar 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU legislation should be revised to require member states to take on subsidiary liability for damage to the environment, an MEP has proposed ..
News 24 Feb 2017
- Products,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament rubberstamped the controversial EU-Canada trade agreement CETA on Wednesday, with environmental groups turning their fire on national parliaments ..
News 15 Feb 2017
Investors should not be allowed to challenge national environmental policies through special courts under a free trade agreement with Canada, a French government report has ..
News 14 Feb 2017
The European Commission has defended the UK’s right to negotiate draft EU limits on industrial emissions even if these may be implemented after the country’s departure ..
News 31 Jan 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
President Trump's 'America First' rhetoric in his inauguration speech will spur the EU to deepen its green trade links with China and other countries that ..
News 23 Jan 2017
- Climate,Energy,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Clean energy collaboration will be one of the UK’s key priorities in negotiating a ‘hard’ Brexit, the country’s prime minister said on Tuesday, but wider ..
News 18 Jan 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The Church of England has launched an international ranking tool to assess how the transition to a low-carbon economy will affect investment portfolios ..
News 12 Jan 2017
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
MEPs from the environment committee have voted today to endorse the adoption of the EU’s controversial Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada ..
News 12 Jan 2017
A split over whether to back the contested EU-Canada trade deal or try and block it has emerged among environment committee MEPs the week before ..
News 4 Jan 2017
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
The European Commission is seeking views on what a multilateral investment court should look like if it is to gain approval from opponents of the ..
News 3 Jan 2017