French farmers will no longer be authorised to use pesticides linked to a recent outbreak of respiratory illnesses, France’s Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational ..
News 5 Nov 2018
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,Nature
The European Commission has approved almost a quarter of a billion euros of new funding for environmental, nature and climate action through the LIFE programme ..
News 26 Oct 2018
France has prohibited the use of metam sodium pesticides for three months after dozens of farmworkers and residents in western France fell ill in four ..
News 26 Oct 2018
All ongoing evaluations of plant protection products for renewal of EU authorisation will have to be assessed against new criteria for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 25 Oct 2018
RWE Power has warned it could face losses of hundreds of millions of euro after a German court suspended the firm’s planned clearance of a ..
News 5 Oct 2018
- Energy,Nature,Infringements Dashboard
A group of MEPs has called on the European Commission to intervene in the planned clearance of a forest in Germany for lignite mining ..
News 3 Oct 2018
Plant strains whose genone has been tweaked using advanced laboratory techniques are GMOs and should be subject to strict control before marketing or release into ..
News 25 Jul 2018
The EU Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a call by Poland to scrap legislation designed to increase the cost to industry of emitting greenhouse ..
News 21 Jun 2018
Two recent studies of various palm plantations covered by the main sustainability standard for the commodity have concluded that the certification cannot guarantee against deforestation ..
News 19 Jun 2018
- Energy,General Policy,Nature
EU governments and the Commission should back MEPs’ proposal to phase out support for palm oil-based biodiesel in order to stop deforestation in Indonesia and ..
News 6 Jun 2018
The European Commission has made proposals to increase the funding for the EU’s programme for the environment and climate action by almost 60%, but green ..
News 1 Jun 2018
Biomass used in large-scale power stations should be stripped of its ‘carbon-neutral’ status in the EU’s revised renewable energy directive, according to environmental legal action ..
News 30 May 2018