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
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 EU Council has given final approval to new rules on persistent organic pollutants, CO2 emissions limits for trucks, public procurement of clean vehicles, and ..
News 13 Jun 2019
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- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 May 2019
Document Watch 31 Jan 2019 External Content
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A Rotterdam-based shipping firm has been fined €780,000, in addition to a substantial settlement, for the illegal disposal of an end-of-life container ship that was ..
News 21 Jan 2019
Imports of US soybeans to the EU rose 112% last year, and are set to rise further as the EU moves to authorise their use ..
News 7 Jan 2019
Biofuel and agriculture industry groups have said the European Commission remains unwilling to impose tariffs on Argentine biodiesel in response to unfair subsidies ..
News 22 Oct 2018
Environmental campaigners have written to the European Commission after 11 member states were revealed to have applied for retroactive lifting of air pollution caps ..
News 2 Aug 2018
Several EU member states have exceeded limits of ammonia (NH3), and nitrogen oxide (NOx) with agriculture and transport the main culprits, according to new data from the ..
News 9 Jul 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Campaigners have accused EU transport ministers of watering down European Commission proposals to tackle marine litter in an agreement reached by the EU Council on ..
News 7 Jun 2018
The European Commission is planning to launch this autumn a new programme on sustainable urban mobility targeting different levels of government ..
News 24 May 2018
China's plan for a modern “silk road” of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe could help reduce CO2 emissions arising from freight transport between ..
News 19 Jan 2018