More than half of EU-produced crop biodiesel is made from imported feedstocks, new analysis has revealed ahead of an EP environment committee's vote on the ..
News 17 Oct 2017
Members of the Carpathian Convention vowed to increase cooperation on climate change and sustainable agriculture adding a new article and a protocol to the document ..
News 13 Oct 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
A new tax approved by the Valencian regional parliament in September will “fatten up the tourist industry” rather than raise revenue for investment in environmental ..
News 11 Oct 2017
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Inadequate diets and environmental impacts resulting from modern food systems are making people sick and costing billions, a report has warned ..
News 9 Oct 2017
Subsidies for using solid biomass as fuel is indirectly supporting the coal industry and could be slowing emissions reduction in Europe’s electricity sector, a report ..
News 6 Oct 2017
A coalition of environmental groups has called on the EU to abandon biofuel targets for the transport sector and end subsides for crops that compete ..
News 5 Oct 2017
Proposed provisions on the classification of waste in reforms to the EU’s renewable energy directive could lead to perverse incentives to incinerate refuse that could ..
News 3 Oct 2017
Eighty five per cent of free trade agreements contain provisions to protect the environment, a team of researchers has found ..
News 28 Sep 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 EU has ‘no clear plan’ for meeting the UN’s 2020 sustainable development goals it signed up to two years ago, NGOs warned on Monday ..
News 25 Sep 2017
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 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
- 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
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