The new Dutch coalition government pledges to spend €4 billion to slash carbon emissions, move away from coal-fired plants and introduce a carbon price floor ..
News 11 Oct 2017
The European Commission has announced a slew of measures targeting environmental impacts on the seas ..
News 5 Oct 2017
More than 190 scientists have urged European lawmakers to abandon an approach to EU forestry legislation that would 'threaten biodiversity, increase net CO2 and encourage ..
News 25 Sep 2017
The European Commission has requested the EU court to impose financial penalties on Poland if it does not comply with an order to halt logging ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU Council have made “solid progress” towards a compromise on reforms to the EU emissions trading system, an Estonian ..
News 14 Sep 2017
UK farmers may not “feel able” to focus on environmental improvements after Brexit due to concerns on the future of their businesses, a report has ..
News 5 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
The EU moved closer to linking its emissions trading scheme with the Swiss system on Wednesday as the European Commission adopted proposals to conclude a ..
News 16 Aug 2017
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
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
Talks with national government delegates on planned reforms to the EU’s emissions trading system moved forward on Tuesday evening and could be wrapped up by ..
News 28 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