The EU is gradually phasing down ozone-depleting substances such as hydrofluorocarbons, with consumption in 2015 hitting its lowest point for 10 years, according to the ..
News 19 Sep 2016
Mandatory requirements for ships to record and report their fuel consumption are set to come into force under amendments to the International Convention for the ..
News 9 Sep 2016
A group of developed countries, including the EU, the US and Australia, have proposed reducing their production and use of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% by 2036 ..
News 25 Jul 2016
Negotiators have overcome a major roadblock in the Montreal Protocol talks to agree the basic principles covering financial aid for developing countries to reduce their reliance ..
News 18 Jul 2016
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Brexit is likely to slow down the start of EU environmental infringement procedures against the UK and could potentially stall domestic enforcement, legal experts have ..
News 30 Jun 2016
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The planned EU nanomaterials observatory is unsuitable for reaching the goal of transparency on the types, amounts and applications of nanomaterials in Europe, the German ..
News 3 Jun 2016
The European Commission has referred Poland to the EU Court for failing to have adequate environmental safety checks in place for explorative drilling ..
News 29 Apr 2016
Divisions between EU and developing countries over how the latter should be supported as they reduce hydrofluorocarbons emerged during a recent preliminary meeting, ENDS has ..
News 11 Apr 2016
Efforts to identify substances of very high concern, under the SVHC Roadmap, are now “visible”, according to ECHA ..
News 6 Apr 2016
Environmental monitoring and reporting requirements should be implemented on a sector by sector basis, interest groups have told an EU consultation ..
News 22 Feb 2016
Climate change will continue to influence levels of UV radiation as global action to limit ozone depletion has not yet translated into lower levels, research ..
News 12 Jan 2015
Three more new ozone-depleting substances have been found in the atmosphere, leading scientists to call for the source to be investigated ..
News 4 Jun 2014
Levels of the four previously unrecorded ozone depleting substances are low but concentrations of one are increasing rapidly, scientists have found ..
News 10 Mar 2014