Action to tackle Europe's mountain of food waste has been “fragmented and intermittent” with simple and effective measures ignored in favour of grand policy announcements, ..
News 17 Jan 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
Natural water purification across Europe is becoming “unsustainable” in many countries despite this process being worth an estimated €16 billion a year, a JRC study ..
News 4 Jan 2017
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
The European Commission is seeking views on what a multilateral investment court should look like if it is to gain approval from opponents of the ..
News 3 Jan 2017
Leaked documents suggest that Poland is planning a major overhaul of its legal framework for nature protection, which NGOs have warned will be detrimental to ..
News 12 Dec 2016
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate
The EU risks supply bottlenecks of several materials used in wind, photovoltaic and electric vehicle technologies without improved recycling and EU production, the Joint Research ..
News 2 Dec 2016
The European Commission published on Tuesday plans to integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 into EU policy over the next few years ..
News 22 Nov 2016
Financial incentives for electrical vehicles are limiting progress to make them more cost-competitive with conventional, internal combustion-powered cars, the International Council on Clean Transportation has said ..
News 18 Nov 2016
- Energy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The European Commission should increase import duties on palm oil linked to deforestation, according to an MEP drafting the European Parliament’s position on the issue ..
News 16 Nov 2016
- Climate,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The number of corporate firms making commitments to prevent deforestation in their supply chains has accelerated but a lack of policy support is preventing real ..
News 11 Nov 2016
One billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions could be saved in 2020 if ‘emission taxes’ were introduced for food, a study has found ..
News 8 Nov 2016
With the earth and its 7.3 billion people entering a possible “sixth mass extinction” in what scientists are calling the geological anthropocene era, European and world ..
News 27 Oct 2016
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate,COP21: climate crunch
Environmental NGOs have claimed the European Commission’s investment plans will “open the door” to more fossil fuel projects ..
News 16 Sep 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
More research is needed to assess how EU member states are implementing the Water Framework Directive, a recent study has found ..
News 15 Aug 2016
Friends of the Earth has called for targets to reduce the EU's land footprint, claiming that Europe is using more than its fair share of land ..
News 10 Aug 2016