EU leaders appear to have postponed detailed discussions on the bloc’s next long-term budget, including a decision on whether to generate extra revenue by taxing ..
News 16 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
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products
EU environment ministers have called on the European Commission to present an EU strategy for a “non-toxic environment” aiming at a better alignment of chemicals, ..
News 7 Oct 2019
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
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A metropolitan low-emissions zone (LEZ) announced by Barcelona this week and a recent Spanish government draft law on landfilling could help lift the threat of ..
News 17 Sep 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
A growing body of scientific evidence suggests persistent, mobile, toxic chemicals “pose a great risk” to water sources, the water industry body EurEau has warned ..
News 2 Sep 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Chemicals-based techniques to replace the mechanical recycling of plastic waste could undermine progress towards meeting EU waste and climate goals, according to campaign group Zero ..
News 29 Aug 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
European countries such as Belgium, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal are currently facing high water stress, with water scarcity only set to worsen with climate ..
News 8 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
Several governments are on their way to court and others have been given final warnings over breaches to a raft of EU environmental legislation ..
News 25 Jul 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The European Commission has produced a plan to step up the EU’s efforts to tackle global deforestation and promote the recovery of degraded forest ecosystems ..
News 23 Jul 2019
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019