European agriculture ministers appear to lack the will to tackle environmental harm and greenhouse gas emissions related to farming, EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan told ..
News 15 Jul 2019
The Finnish government intends to lay the groundwork for increasing the EU's current target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas output by 2030 ..
News 11 Jul 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature,2019 European Elections
The newly elected chair of the European Parliament's environment committee, Pascal Canfin, has pledged to make it the ‘front runner’ in driving greater ambition in ..
News 10 Jul 2019
Moving to a carbon-neutral economy while minimising social disruption will require a better funded and more coherent set of development and employment initiatives at an ..
News 8 Jul 2019
Three EU-wide petitions on environmental issues are set to open to the public in the coming weeks ..
News 4 Jul 2019
Germany, France, the UK and China are among 14 countries who have called for “fundamental, system-wide reorganisation” to halt biodiversity loss ..
News 3 Jul 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
EU climate science spending and environmental research is set to receive a sizeable chunk of a record €11 billion available next year under the EU’s ..
News 2 Jul 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to fund carbon capture and storage technology despite past failures, but applicants will need to convince the EU executive of ..
News 20 Jun 2019
A national levy of €7 per passenger from 2021 is only the Dutch government's 'plan C' – what the Netherlands really wants is for the ..
News 12 Jun 2019
More than 150 campaign groups have called on European leaders to take a new economic approach and make sustainable development the “overarching objective" of the ..
News 11 Jun 2019
Several EU countries are banking EU energy transition funds while doing little to curb their use of coal, according to a new report ..
News 29 May 2019
- Climate,Energy,2019 European Elections
Addressing climate change in a socially just way should be the top priority for the next European Commission, the European Parliament’s centre-left Socialists and Democrats ..
News 28 May 2019