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
The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it intends to keep the EU Ecolabel in place but propose changes to make it more targeted ..
News 30 Jun 2017
The European Parliament’s lead MEP on the post-2020 sustainability rules for biofuels is set to propose limiting EU bioenergy support to energy produced from waste ..
News 6 Jun 2017
New Eurostat figures show three-quarters of EU freight continue to be transported by road despite a push by policymakers towards greener trains and inland ships ..
News 26 May 2017
The Greens and environmentalists welcomed on Tuesday a ruling by the EU court that a recently initialled EU-Singapore trade deal cannot be adopted without the ..
News 16 May 2017
Green MEP Bas Eickhout has been urged by fellow lawmakers to consider the impacts of his “ideological” proposal to target a 25% share of electric ..
News 4 May 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
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
Dutch cities have helped to secure Europe’s global leadership in electric vehicles, but the country is struggling to decarbonise the power these use, according to ..
News 7 Mar 2017
MEPs in the European Parliament's industry and energy committee called for a higher 2030 EU renewable energy target in a discussion on Tuesday on proposed ..
News 1 Mar 2017
Brussels will consider new indicators to measure whether EU funds for Natura 2000 sites improve conservation after EU auditors found fault with countries’ management of ..
News 21 Feb 2017
Two-thirds of UN natural heritage sites are under increased threat from human activities, while the situation in Europe has improved, a new study co-authored by ..
News 14 Feb 2017