Action on air quality, sewage treatment and financial instruments is needed to better protect the Baltic Sea, the first meeting of Helcom’s green team heard ..
News 7 Sep 2017
Germany’s Green Party is stepping up the pressure on the main parties to commit to the action needed to deliver on the country’s environmental agenda, ..
News 6 Sep 2017
Restrictions on cruise ships’ emissions are being fast-tracked in Iceland after high concentrations of ultrafine particles and black carbon were detected in Reykjavik last week ..
News 4 Sep 2017
The entry into force of two new EU vehicle tests is a welcome step but will not tackle on its own the illegal diesel emissions ..
News 1 Sep 2017
German policymakers have urged the car industry to help boost uptake of clean vehicles after finding measures touted so far would only have a minor ..
News 24 Aug 2017
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
World countries have agreed to finalise by 2020 new rules for mining in seabed areas beyond national jurisdiction, triggering NGO calls for a more transparent ..
News 21 Aug 2017
The regional government of Asturias in north-west Spain has been ordered to tighten pollution limits in a permit granted to the coal-fired power station Soto ..
News 4 Aug 2017
The European Commission will assess whether a deal between the German government and carmakers adequately responds to the car emissions scandal, a spokesperson said on ..
News 3 Aug 2017
The European Investment Bank has put on hold lending to Volkswagen after the EU’s anti-fraud watchdog concluded its investigation into whether EU loans contributed to ..
News 2 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 UK has followed France in announcing plans to stop petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from being sold in the country after 2040 ..
News 27 Jul 2017
- Transport,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The MEP leading talks on the EU car type-approval reform believes a deal is possible this year, while questioning whether countries fully grasp the need ..
News 24 Jul 2017
Countries need to scale up efforts to tackle key pollutants “substantially” to avoid missing EU targets, the European Environment Agency said on Monday ..
News 3 Jul 2017
EU transport ministers have demanded more freedom to choose how to charge for road usage following the European Commission’s proposal to revise the rules to ..
News 8 Jun 2017