The EU requires a new strategy for the Arctic to take into account the “dramatic” changes the region is undergoing, a top EU diplomat has ..
News 14 Oct 2019
A ban on heavy fuel oils in the Arctic could be in place by 2023, the campaign group Clean Arctic Alliance indicated in Reykjavik this ..
News 11 Oct 2019
Environmentalists have broadly welcomed an announcement by one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies that it aims to dramatically reduce the plastic waste it ..
News 7 Oct 2019
The EU executive's proposal to cut pollution by linking member states' budget contributions to the amount of plastic waste they generate has caused plastics processors ..
News 7 Oct 2019
Finland’s environment ministry is seeking regional partners in a plan to use gypsum to reduce fertiliser run-off from fields into the Baltic Sea by as ..
News 17 Sep 2019
The French government has introduced a scheme to fight marine plastic pollution by rating seaside towns on their waste collection and recycling rates ..
News 6 Aug 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
French researchers have revealed a threefold increase in litter at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea since the 1990s ..
News 1 Aug 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) last week firmly refuted media reports that it has proposed closing artificial turf pitches as part of its efforts to ..
News 30 Jul 2019
The European Commission must support new global rules on the export of plastic waste, despite pressure from industry groups to exclude OECD countries, campaigners say ..
News 9 Jul 2019
Three EU-wide petitions on environmental issues are set to open to the public in the coming weeks ..
News 4 Jul 2019
A chemical widely used in non-stick coatings has been added to the European Chemicals Agency list of substances of very high concern because of its ..
News 28 Jun 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
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
Cruise ships emit far more harmful sulphur oxides (SOx) around Europe's coast than its entire passenger car fleet combined, campaigners have warned ..
News 5 Jun 2019
Although almost half of the countries in Europe have declared plastic waste a “priority” issue, only nine EU member states have set concrete targets for ..
News 3 Jun 2019