The EU needs to review its approach to the reuse, repair and refurbishment of ICT products, an industry association has said ..
News 8 Sep 2017
Abolishing priority dispatch for renewable power generators would be “premature” while wholesale power markets still show distortions, according to the environment committee's lead MEP ..
News 8 Sep 2017
The Swedish government will more than double what it spends on nature conservation and environment compared with the average for 2006-2014 ..
News 5 Sep 2017
The European Commission adopted on Monday a set of scientific criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals in biocidal products, the EU executive said ..
News 4 Sep 2017
The bloc will fail to halt biodiversity loss unless Brussels proposes concrete policies to plug financing gaps, according to MEPs and the European Economic and ..
News 31 Aug 2017
Iceland’s finance minister Benedikt Johannesson announced on 23 August plans to double carbon tax levels in the Nordic state as part of next year’s budget ..
News 28 Aug 2017
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Campaigners and MEPs have renewed calls on Brussels to reject a proposed merger between pesticide makers Bayer and Monsanto following the launch of a competition ..
News 23 Aug 2017
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products,The EU's Circular Economy package
The new EU green public procurement criteria for furniture published by the European Commission this week aim to prolong product lifespans and minimise waste ..
News 22 Aug 2017
The European Chemicals Agency has launched public consultations on whether to allow six uses of five carcinogenic substances, including soon-to-be-banned chromium trioxide ..
News 18 Aug 2017
EU member states adopted on Wednesday new rules forcing companies to curb the presence of acrylamide in food, with plans in the pipeline to set ..
News 20 Jul 2017
Harmonised EU rules on organic farming faced another setback on Monday as EU agriculture ministers, who had been expected to rubberstamp recently agreed legislation, dropped ..
News 18 Jul 2017
The EU court has dismissed demands by chemicals manufacturer BASF Grenzach to halt the implementation of a previous order to conduct animal tests to establish ..
News 17 Jul 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Expert proposals to classify sustainable assets in the EU and set standards for green bonds have “great potential” to help the bloc lead on green ..
News 14 Jul 2017
The European Parliament’s internal market committee rejected on Thursday the lead MEP’s bid to use the reform of the EU Fertilisers Regulation to water down ..
News 13 Jul 2017