Europe should discontinue a series of Environmental Action Plans that are “simply not working”, the Dutch MEP Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy told senior EU environment officials on ..
News 7 Dec 2018
The use of forest biomass for ‘green energy’ is set to increase by 250% over the next decade, according to new research by environmental campaigners. ..
News 29 Nov 2018
More than 120 civil society organisations from 40 countries around the world have called on governments to end their support for the bioeconomy ..
News 7 Nov 2018
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Financial institutions and asset managers must consider the sustainability and disclose the related risks of their investments, MEPs have said as they backed stricter regulation ..
News 6 Nov 2018
The EU contributed €20.4 billion last year to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change, according to draft EU Council conclusions prepared ahead ..
News 5 Nov 2018
Money ploughed into carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects has achieved next to nothing, EU auditors said on Monday ..
News 23 Oct 2018
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
The European Commission should channel funds from the future Horizon Europe scheme into fighting plastic pollution and funding decarbonisation projects, the EU executive was told ..
News 22 Oct 2018
- Climate,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Aligning the EU's circular economy policy with its long term decarbonisation strategy could deal with over half of Europe's greenhouse gas emissions ..
News 18 Oct 2018
European policymakers should take action to protect soil biodiversity through existing environmental mechanisms in the absence of a soils directive, scientists have said ..
News 26 Sep 2018
Overlapping climate policies have undermined the efficiency of the EU emissions trading system, according to a new study ..
News 17 Sep 2018
The EU and the richest state in the US are to explore ways of aligning their carbon markets, EU climate commissioner Cañete and California state ..
News 14 Sep 2018
France and Germany plan to table joint carbon pricing measures by the beginning of 2019, as part of a pledge made last Thursday by a ..
News 11 Sep 2018
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
Freshwater and marine ecosystems in Europe face increasing pressure from human activity, the EEA says in a new report that comes as the EU reviews ..
News 3 Sep 2018
Carbon prices in the EU emissions trading system could spike as high as €50 per tonne over the next five years and prompt European utilities ..
News 23 Aug 2018
European power generators should be forced to pay a fixed minimum price for the GHGs they emit in addition to the cost of allowances under ..
News 29 Jun 2018