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
A group of 26 environmental groups has written to the European Commission president elect Ursula von der Leyen and heads of government calling for EU ..
News 2 Sep 2019
The Cold War-era border between western and eastern Europe should become a Unesco world heritage site for offering a green “lifeline” to rare and endangered ..
News 20 Aug 2019
Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mistotakis has called for the EU’s fleet of firefighting aircraft to be strengthened after it was deployed for the first time ..
News 15 Aug 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
Southern European countries facing the risk of fast-spreading forest fires need to share cross-border solutions under an EU-wide fire prevention strategy, the WWF has warned ..
News 5 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
- Climate,Chemicals,General Policy,Nature
A raft of environmental policy files await the incoming European Parliament and the next Commission ..
Analysis 28 May 2019
Green groups have expressed misgivings about the first meeting of a French government body set up to speed environmental action, despite its members deciding to ..
News 23 May 2019