MEPs backed on Tuesday the European Commission’s approach to measuring emissions from land use and forestry, while urging countries to boost CO2 absorption by the ..
News 11 Jul 2017
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
The Estonian EU Council presidency has indicated it sees little prospect of political agreement with the European Parliament on any of the climate and energy ..
News 7 Jul 2017
France has vowed to push for tougher controls on endocrine disrupting chemicals at home and in the EU after backing new controversial EU criteria ..
News 5 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 experts have agreed to designate bisphenol A a human endocrine disruptor on top of its current repro-toxic classification, paving the way for an EU ..
News 16 Jun 2017
New draft EU pollution standards for waste incinerators will be mandatory but could be lower for some pollutants if adopted in their current form ..
News 25 May 2017
EU truck-makers will need to certify the CO2 emissions of the vehicles they manufacture from January 2019 using a simulator known as VECTO after it ..
News 12 May 2017
EU large combustion plants will face new mandatory pollution standards from around 2021 after countries backed them on Friday despite opposition from Germany and others ..
News 28 Apr 2017
EU member states have earned themselves credits worth millions of tonnes of carbon by overstating logging plans while lobbying for more, a leaked EU paper ..
News 27 Mar 2017
The EU court has quashed a legal bid by manufacturer Polynt to stop a group of substances, known as HHPAs, from being potentially identified as ..
News 17 Mar 2017
The herbicide glyphosate should not be classified as carcinogenic in the EU, the European Chemicals Agency has concluded months ahead of a potential 15-year renewal ..
News 15 Mar 2017
Finland plans to use a “complex accounting system” to hide the impact of massively increased logging on its net CO2 emissions, a report by NGO ..
News 10 Mar 2017
MEPs have called on the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils in biofuels driving deforestation “preferably by 2020” and to set its ..
News 9 Mar 2017
A decision to replace EU chemicals laws after Brexit could increase the exposure of the UK’s children to substances harming the brain, campaigners have warned ..
News 8 Mar 2017
The world needs a comprehensive global treaty against toxic pesticides as existing rules are failing to counter industry’s “extraordinary power”, a UN advisor has said ..
News 7 Mar 2017