Nordic environment ministers have said they will work more closely on climate and ocean issues, while youth activist Greta Thunberg accused the region of not ..
News 31 Oct 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
Finland has been accused of undermining its climate leadership by urging the European Commission to permit an extra 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions through ..
News 16 Oct 2019
Environmental campaigners have accused central and eastern European countries of ignoring their role in making forests vulnerable to the climate crisis while calling for EU ..
News 11 Oct 2019
Researchers have found almost three quarters of a range of consumer products tested contained toxic chemicals that raised health concerns ..
News 17 Sep 2019
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
News 4 Sep 2019
A group of 26 environmental groups has written to the European Commission president elect Ursula von der Leyen and heads of government calling for EU ..
News 2 Sep 2019
The Cold War-era border between western and eastern Europe should become a Unesco world heritage site for offering a green “lifeline” to rare and endangered ..
News 20 Aug 2019
Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mistotakis has called for the EU’s fleet of firefighting aircraft to be strengthened after it was deployed for the first time ..
News 15 Aug 2019
- Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
A major producer of non-stick coatings has confirmed it no longer manufactures three ‘non-stick’ products for food packaging, prompting calls for further EU action ..
News 13 Aug 2019
Elevated levels of suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors might be present in the colouring and lining of paper food packaging ..
News 25 Jul 2019
Southern European countries facing the risk of fast-spreading forest fires need to share cross-border solutions under an EU-wide fire prevention strategy, the WWF has warned ..
News 5 Jul 2019
Tackling record high levels of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean will require urgent government action both domestically and at a global scale, WWF has said ..
News 7 Jun 2019
Green groups have expressed misgivings about the first meeting of a French government body set up to speed environmental action, despite its members deciding to ..
News 23 May 2019
While attaching an economic value to nature can be useful, decisions around nature preservation must still consider its “intrinsic value”, the European Environment Agency has ..
News 23 May 2019
After the unprecedented forest fires that reached as high as the Arctic Circle in 2018, the European Commission unveiled on Tuesday its first fleet of ..
News 21 May 2019