The European Commission is increasingly interested in consumer behaviour as a vital factor in energy savings and CO2 emission reductions, a senior official has said ..
News 11 Jun 2019
The EU should use trade agreements to push for an ambitious global climate policy, but it should also shield European industries from competitors if major ..
News 29 Apr 2019
The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019
The EU batteries directive is falling short on its objectives to improve waste collection and recovery of materials, according to a European Commission evaluation published ..
News 10 Apr 2019
The EU should boost its funding to energy storage systems to comply with the block’s clean energy goals, the European Court of Auditors has said ..
News 1 Apr 2019
The European Court of Auditors is to assess the contribution of eco-design and energy efficiency labelling rules to EU environmental objectives ..
News 20 Mar 2019
Consumers could see lower energy bills thanks to new rules on efficiency labels for a range of electrical products published by the European Commission on ..
News 11 Mar 2019
Document Watch 8 Feb 2019 External Content
The EU’s energy consumption rose by 1% in 2017, increasing the chances that the bloc will miss its 2020 energy efficiency targets, new data has ..
News 7 Feb 2019
A senior European Commission official stressed on Wednesday the need for “fair” policy measures if the EU is not to lose the support of society ..
News 30 Jan 2019
Document Watch 21 Jan 2019 External Content
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Products
Environmental groups have accused the European Commission of weakening proposals to make consumer appliances more durable and easily repairable after lobbying by industry ..
News 3 Dec 2018
France announced on Wednesday plans to halt deforestation caused by the import of agricultural and forestry products by 2030 ..
News 15 Nov 2018