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
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
Document Watch 6 Jun 2019 External Content
- Climate,Chemicals,General Policy,Nature
A raft of environmental policy files await the incoming European Parliament and the next Commission ..
Analysis 28 May 2019
Global rules hailed by campaigners as a weapon against the dumping of plastic waste on developing countries could have the unintended consequence of increasing incineration ..
News 20 May 2019
The European Investment Bank has agreed in principle to part finance a huge lithium-ion battery plant in northern Sweden, a key project in the EU ..
News 16 May 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
Lawyers and environmental campaigners have lodged a complaint with the European Commission over Romania's “totally ineffective” response to coal-fired power stations breaching the EU emissions ..
News 28 Mar 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