Intensive farming, water mismanagement and urban growth threaten the survival of the largest saltwater coastal lagoon in Europe, campaigners from WWF Spain have reported ..
News 30 Oct 2019
The European Investment Bank has committed to more than double its lending to sustainable seas projects, to €2.5bn over the next five years, as part ..
News 25 Oct 2019
A court has blocked the expansion of Romania’s largest coal mine after environmental activists challenged the plans ..
News 23 Oct 2019
The European Commission has fired shots over the bows of 10 member states regarding their transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, in its latest ..
News 10 Oct 2019
The Finnish government may have been in breach of EU nature protection rules when it allowed the issuing of licenses to hunt wolves, according to ..
News 10 Oct 2019
Finland’s environment ministry is seeking regional partners in a plan to use gypsum to reduce fertiliser run-off from fields into the Baltic Sea by as ..
News 17 Sep 2019
European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
Italy has failed to implement EU measures to halt the spread of a disease ravaging olive groves across southern Europe, the European Court of Justice ..
News 6 Sep 2019
- Climate,Energy,Nature,Paris Agreement
The EU should “massively expand the role of public finance” to tackle climate change in a socially just manner, according to a platform of think-tanks ..
News 2 Sep 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
- Climate,General Policy,Nature,2019 European Elections
The newly elected chair of the European Parliament's environment committee, Pascal Canfin, has pledged to make it the ‘front runner’ in driving greater ambition in ..
News 10 Jul 2019
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
Tackling record high levels of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean will require urgent government action both domestically and at a global scale, WWF has said ..
News 7 Jun 2019
- Climate,Chemicals,General Policy,Nature
A raft of environmental policy files await the incoming European Parliament and the next Commission ..
Analysis 28 May 2019