The more disadvantaged of Europe’s citizens are the most exposed to the negative consequences of air pollution and other environmental issues, a new report finds ..
News 4 Feb 2019
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Investors in corporate bonds should be more assiduous in screening companies for their environmental and climate impact, campaigners said on Thursday as they published a ..
News 31 Jan 2019
Seven out of eight member states have failed to fully implement the EU’s ambient air quality (AAQ) directive, according to an audit report published on ..
News 31 Jan 2019
New proposals for restrictions on microplastics will be published by the end of the month, the European chemicals agency (ECHA) has said ..
News 18 Jan 2019
Transport in Europe is costing more than €1trn a year through air pollution, carbon emissions and other ‘external costs’ largely met by society at large ..
News 17 Dec 2018
The current European Commission is not planning to produce a long awaited 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' before it leaves office, the head of its ..
News 6 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
An EU-wide study of water bodies near intensive livestock farms has revealed the presence of over 100 different plant and animal protection products, including several ..
News 30 Nov 2018
The EU is failing to meet its objectives to protect biodiversity and natural capital, while efforts to tackle air and water quality are stalling, the ..
News 29 Nov 2018
Governments are seeking to weaken regulations on the quality and environmental standard of Europe's lakes and rivers, the campaign group WWF warned on Wednesday ..
News 28 Nov 2018
Germany’s Federal Environmental Agency is set to adopt new requirements for the authorization of pesticides in a bid to end the use of the controversial ..
News 6 Nov 2018
More than 110 campaign groups, legal and scientific experts have called for reform of the EU pesticides regulation regime to better protect the environment and ..
News 31 Oct 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Almost half of the 260,000 tons of sewage sludge produced by Portugal’s wastewater treatment plants in the first half of 2018 was disposed of illegally ..
News 30 Oct 2018