The EU's carbon border tax will be implemented by Phil Hogan, the current agriculture commissioner who is set to take over the European Commission’s trade ..
News 11 Sep 2019
Suppliers of products containing substances of very high concern will have to provide information for a new Europe-wide database from January 2021 under plans unveiled ..
News 9 Sep 2019
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
News 4 Sep 2019
Chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide, might face an EU-wide ban after the European Food Safety Authority declared that the substance “does not meet the criteria” ..
News 6 Aug 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Carbon intensive European construction material producers should redouble their efforts to cut emissions to secure their own future as the EU considers a 2050 net-zero ..
News 23 Jul 2019
Campaigners have accused the European Commission of hindering the development of methods to test for a new generation of genetically modified food and feed imports ..
News 19 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy
The European Investment Bank and five national development banks have agreed to invest €10 billion over the next five years to accelerate the EU's transition ..
News 18 Jul 2019
Health and environment campaigners are largely at odds with the farming and chemicals industry over how the EU should review legislation on endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 12 Jul 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
Tackling marine plastic litter will require the world’s leading economies to scale up improvements to waste management and product design, G20 environment and energy ministers ..
News 17 Jun 2019
The EU Council has given final approval to new rules on persistent organic pollutants, CO2 emissions limits for trucks, public procurement of clean vehicles, and ..
News 13 Jun 2019