Environmental groups are calling on MEPs to push for tighter rules on the burning of trees and unsorted waste to generate ostensibly renewable energy ..
News 18 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
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
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
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
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