Intensive farming, water mismanagement and urban growth threaten the survival of the largest saltwater coastal lagoon in Europe, campaigners from WWF Spain have reported ..
News 30 Oct 2019
Document Watch 30 Oct 2019 External Content
The European Investment Bank has committed to more than double its lending to sustainable seas projects, to €2.5bn over the next five years, as part ..
News 25 Oct 2019
The French government has lent its weight to a call for a European levy on fuels used by airlines and ship operators, with finance minister ..
News 15 Oct 2019
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
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
Document Watch 9 Oct 2019 External Content
Outgoing transport commissioner Violeta Bulc has unveiled plans to support 39 infrastructure projects across the EU with €117 million in funding, saying that the money ..
News 27 Sep 2019
The maritime sector benefits from €24 billion per year in fossil fuel tax exemptions under the European Energy Tax Directive and national tax legislation, a ..
News 27 Sep 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
Document Watch 15 Aug 2019 External Content
- 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
The total carbon dioxide emissions from large ships operating in European waters came to more than 150 million tonnes in 2018 ..
News 2 Jul 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019