No EU programmes will be exempt from budget cuts in the future, and that includes greening payments to farmers under the Common Agricultural Policy, EU ..
News 28 Jun 2017
- Energy,General Policy,Nature
Commentators have questioned whether France’s president-elect Emmanuel Macron will have the will and the parliamentary support to push through measures such as a coal phaseout ..
News 9 May 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
The European Commission gave Poland on Thursday one month to halt plans to increase logging in the protected Białowieża forest, or the country will face ..
News 27 Apr 2017
The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in support of ending the use of palm oil in biofuels and of stricter import controls for products ..
News 4 Apr 2017
A UN committee has called for construction works on the UK’s controversial Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant to be halted pending consultation with neighbouring ..
News 20 Mar 2017
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,Nature
Malta plans to strike quick deals on new energy efficiency legislation and progress on various pieces of climate legislation and the circular economy during the ..
News 20 Dec 2016
- Energy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Wave and tidal energy can generate 350 terawatt hours of electricity, a third of it in Europe, which could meet up to 10% of the ..
News 10 Nov 2016
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Nature
NGOs have calculated that the maximum sustainable level of bioenergy use across Europe in 2030 is 152 million tonnes of oil equivalent, ahead of the ..
News 10 Nov 2016
A UK energy production firm has won its battle to resume fracking for shale gas in Lancashire after a government minister overturned a previous decision ..
News 6 Oct 2016
A coalition of Spanish NGOs has called on public administrations to order work to be stopped on a planned €200 million 600 million m3 subterranean ..
News 7 Sep 2016
- Climate,Transport,Pollution,General Policy,Nature
Ambitions to increase the proportion of income from green taxes to 10% of all tax revenues across the EU are far from being met, according ..
News 26 Apr 2016
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution,Nature
Latest official statistics paint a mixed picture of environmental progress in agriculture and forestry ..
News 18 Feb 2016