The consumption of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) in the EU continued its downward trend in 2018, according to a report by the European Environment Agency ..
News 16 Sep 2019
A new international standard to estimate the climate impact of emissions such as black carbon and other particulates is being discussed by experts ..
News 2 Sep 2019
There are signs Madrid may have to abandon plans to scrap a low emissions zone, while Barcelona has urged the regional government to tackle transport ..
News 30 Jul 2019
A German environmental group has highlighted an “alarming” study suggesting that one in five lorries have defective or tampered with emissions reduction systems ..
News 25 Jul 2019
Three EU-wide petitions on environmental issues are set to open to the public in the coming weeks ..
News 4 Jul 2019
Environmental groups have called for an immediate ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic as scientists sound the alarm over rapidly rising temperatures ..
News 19 Jun 2019
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