Children are not shielded from air pollution that affects many cities across Europe even inside their schools, it has emerged after three months of monitoring ..
News 19 Jun 2019
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
Technological innovation should be key to limiting CO2 emissions and noise from aircraft, according to the European Commission ..
News 5 Jun 2019
Several EU countries are banking EU energy transition funds while doing little to curb their use of coal, according to a new report ..
News 29 May 2019
The Madrid Central low-emissions and traffic restriction scheme introduced in Spain’s capital last year is to be eliminated following the victory of right-wing parties in ..
News 28 May 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
Delegates at the ninth Stockholm Convention conference in Geneva have agreed to ban perfluorooctanoic acid, commonly known as PFOA, along with its salts and related ..
News 7 May 2019
Amsterdam wants to exclude petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 and expand its charging network for electric vehicles in an effort to curb air pollution ..
News 6 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
Maintaining a one-quarter share of nuclear capacity in the 2050 electricity mix will help decarbonise the economy and support jobs and economic growth in the ..
News 29 Apr 2019
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) says that the country’s goal of a non-toxic environment will not be achievable under existing policy and plans ..
News 1 Apr 2019
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
The idea of CO2 taxation has been given a fresh boost ahead of a meeting of EU heads of state and government in Brussels this ..
News 19 Mar 2019
Of 345 million tonnes of chemicals consumed annually in the EU, almost two-thirds are hazardous to health, the United Nations has noted as it warns ..
News 12 Mar 2019