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
- Climate,Transport,2019 European Elections
An alliance of 50 organisations representing the clean energy and electricity sector is calling on the next European Commission to focus on electrification to decarbonise ..
News 22 Mar 2019
EU criteria for tyre efficiency would remain as they have been since 2009 under a new negotiating position adopted by EU member states today ..
News 4 Mar 2019
A coalition of more than 100 organisations has warned that a revision of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) could delay a 2027 deadline by ..
News 14 Feb 2019
- Climate,Pollution,General Policy
Green campaigners have warned that the EU’s environmental protections are at risk if the UK crashes out of the bloc without a deal, after the ..
News 16 Jan 2019
- Climate,Transport,General Policy
Environmentalists have appealed for the European Commission to investigate after Portugal's prime minister António Costa’s agreed on Tuesday to double Lisbon’s current air passenger capacity ..
News 9 Jan 2019
- Climate,Energy,Transport,General Policy
Following French president Emmanuel Macron’s decision to rethink a carbon tax on vehicle fuel in the face of widespread protests, what lessons could policymakers learn? ..
Comment 11 Dec 2018
Governments are seeking to weaken regulations on the quality and environmental standard of Europe's lakes and rivers, the campaign group WWF warned on Wednesday ..
News 28 Nov 2018
- Chemicals,Pollution,General Policy
The European Parliament called for tighter limits on pollutants and improved access to safe water supplies as it adopted its position on a proposed update ..
News 23 Oct 2018
- Climate,Transport,Brexit and the EU
Vehicles using internal combustion engines will never be clean enough to avoid damaging human health and should be replaced with zero-emission alternatives, according to a ..
News 18 Sep 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU member states are unlikely to meet their obligations to achieve a good environmental status for seas and oceans by the 2020 deadline, the European ..
News 2 Aug 2018
Spain’s new ecological transition ministry is working on plans to raise fuel duty on diesel in stages to bring it into line with taxation on ..
News 29 Jun 2018
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution,General Policy,EU's Circular Economy
Campaign groups have said they could complain to the European Ombudsman about what they say is a “maladministration and misinterpretation of REACH” by the European ..
News 6 Jun 2018
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources,General Policy
The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to increase investment in environmental and energy infrastructure as part of the EU’s post-2020 budget ..
News 6 Jun 2018
The EC's decision not to refer Spain to the ECJ for ongoing breaches of EU air quality limits will promote repetition of these infringements, according ..
News 18 May 2018