Technological innovation should be key to limiting CO2 emissions and noise from aircraft, according to the European Commission ..
News 5 Jun 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
- Pollution,Infringements Dashboard
Spain, Portugal and Romania could face referral to the ECJ and potential hefty fines if they do not comply with environmental legislation within the next ..
News 19 Jul 2018
The European Commission is reviewing the impact and necessity of a voluntary scheme to reduce noise from railway freight, which has been taken up by ..
News 30 Oct 2017
The Maltese EU Council presidency has proposed to cut the number of charging points for electric vehicles in private buildings to just one per car ..
News 12 Apr 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources
More than half of EU governments want to stick with or weaken the European Commission’s draft Effort Sharing Regulation on climate change, groups warn ..
News 28 Mar 2017
EU member states are considering a weaker 2030 energy efficiency target, which puts them at odds with more ambitious MEPs, a leaked proposal has indicated ..
News 14 Mar 2017
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission must delay rules set to tighten limits on NOx emissions from Large Combustion Plants, environment ministers from five member states have said ..
News 21 Oct 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
The EU’s first specific business-to-business energy label and new ecodesign requirements will apply to business-use refrigerators in the EU starting today ..
News 1 Jul 2016
Emissions from the global aviation sector will continue to rise in spite of the offset-based system proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization, according to ..
News 1 Jul 2016
- Pollution,General Policy,Brexit and the EU
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
- Chemicals,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
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