The UK will only be able to negotiate a trade agreement with the EU if it agrees to continue to meet EU environmental standards, the ..
News 29 Mar 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned the UK against environmental “dumping” if it wants to gain good access to the EU’s single ..
News 23 Mar 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Tuesday to reject the imports of a range of new genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 21 Mar 2017
- Products,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament rubberstamped the controversial EU-Canada trade agreement CETA on Wednesday, with environmental groups turning their fire on national parliaments ..
News 15 Feb 2017
Investors should not be allowed to challenge national environmental policies through special courts under a free trade agreement with Canada, a French government report has ..
News 14 Feb 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
President Trump's 'America First' rhetoric in his inauguration speech will spur the EU to deepen its green trade links with China and other countries that ..
News 23 Jan 2017
- Climate,Energy,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Clean energy collaboration will be one of the UK’s key priorities in negotiating a ‘hard’ Brexit, the country’s prime minister said on Tuesday, but wider ..
News 18 Jan 2017
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The Church of England has launched an international ranking tool to assess how the transition to a low-carbon economy will affect investment portfolios ..
News 12 Jan 2017
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
MEPs from the environment committee have voted today to endorse the adoption of the EU’s controversial Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada ..
News 12 Jan 2017
A split over whether to back the contested EU-Canada trade deal or try and block it has emerged among environment committee MEPs the week before ..
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
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
The Swedish Chemicals Agency Kemi has said that “ambiguous” EU definitions of when a product needs to be classified as a biocide are making it ..
News 8 Dec 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
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Nature
NGOs have calculated that the maximum sustainable level of bioenergy use across Europe in 2030 is 152 million tonnes of oil equivalent, ahead of the ..
News 10 Nov 2016