The EU continued to increase the amount of palm oil it uses for biodiesel, heating and electricity in 2018, new figures reveal, prompting a stark ..
News 27 Jun 2019
A green group has hailed a procedural change regarding how the European Commission must introduce legislation on vehicle emissions testing, saying it offers the chance ..
News 14 Jun 2019
Pupils, teachers and parents are to conduct air quality monitoring around urban schools in an initiative jointly run by the European Environment Agency ..
News 27 May 2019
- 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
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
- Climate,Transport,2019 European Elections
An alliance of 50 organisations representing the clean energy and electricity sector is calling on the next European Commission to focus on electrification to decarbonise ..
News 22 Mar 2019
EU criteria for tyre efficiency would remain as they have been since 2009 under a new negotiating position adopted by EU member states today ..
News 4 Mar 2019
National courts are entitled to enforce EU air quality standards, according to an opinion issued on Thursday by an advocate general at the EU Court ..
News 28 Feb 2019
The EU is home to nine out of the 10 cities with the world’s highest rate of deaths attributable to air pollution from vehicle traffic, ..
News 27 Feb 2019
Although passenger planes have flown thousands of times with biofuel-kerosene blends in their tanks, the total amount of aviation biofuels used worldwide remains negligible ..
Comment 21 Jan 2019
- 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
Indonesian campaigners have urged the European Commission to ensure sustainability criteria prevail in forthcoming legislation that will define which palm oil-based biofuels qualify as renewable ..
News 17 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