Scientific studies confirm an “overwhelming consensus” that biofuel policies increase food prices, a literature review commissioned by environmental groups argued on Friday ..
News 15 Sep 2017
The health of local residents must prevail over the rights of the vehicle owners affected by the traffic ban, according to a judgment by the ..
News 7 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 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
- 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
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
Chemicals suspected of being endocrine disrupting or carcinogenic were found in 6 out of 11 pushchairs tested by a Danish consumer organisation ..
News 8 Aug 2017
Two-thirds of Europe’s population could feel the impact of climate-related weather disasters by 2100, resulting in a 50-fold increase in deaths, EU scientists have warned ..
News 7 Aug 2017
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