Nearly all of Europe's city dwellers remain exposed to air pollution in excess of World Health Organisation limits, the European Environment Agency has said ..
News 16 Oct 2019
A ban on heavy fuel oils in the Arctic could be in place by 2023, the campaign group Clean Arctic Alliance indicated in Reykjavik this ..
News 11 Oct 2019
Six months over deadline, the Spain on Monday submitted to Brussels a national air pollution control programme with the declared intention of seeking to avert ..
News 30 Sep 2019
The dieselgate scandal is ‘far from over’, according to a new report that finds the number of diesel cars emitting excess noxious gases is growing ..
News 18 Sep 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A metropolitan low-emissions zone (LEZ) announced by Barcelona this week and a recent Spanish government draft law on landfilling could help lift the threat of ..
News 17 Sep 2019
Fifteen EU member states have yet to tell the European Commission how they plan to improve air quality, five months after the deadline set under ..
News 12 Sep 2019
Evidence that low emission zones reduce toxic air pollution by up to 32% in European cities shows policymakers have no excuses for inaction, green transport ..
News 11 Sep 2019
There are signs Madrid may have to abandon plans to scrap a low emissions zone, while Barcelona has urged the regional government to tackle transport ..
News 30 Jul 2019
A German environmental group has highlighted an “alarming” study suggesting that one in five lorries have defective or tampered with emissions reduction systems ..
News 25 Jul 2019
France's environment agency urges a switch from cars to cycling and walking among additional measures needed to curb air pollution ..
News 17 Jul 2019
- Climate,Transport,Nature,2019 European Elections
Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
News 10 Jul 2019
A Madrid court last Friday issued an injunction reversing a decision by Madrid city council to suspend fines for drivers illegally entering the Madrid Central ..
News 8 Jul 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability ..
News 3 Jul 2019
EU legislation to cut emissions from large combustion plants has played a vital role in curbing air pollution, according to a new study by the ..
News 26 Jun 2019
- Energy,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Europe should by mid-century be routinely recycling used chemicals, while the industry itself should be running on renewable energy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, chemicals ..
News 25 Jun 2019