With drought becoming increasingly common and severe across Europe, the region’s water resources are being stretched “worryingly thin”, campaigners warn ..
News 23 Jul 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The European Commission has produced a plan to step up the EU’s efforts to tackle global deforestation and promote the recovery of degraded forest ecosystems ..
News 23 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
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
The barriers to public participation in environmental policymaking are “numerous and growing”, the European Environmental Bureau has warned in a report published on Wednesday ..
News 25 Apr 2019
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
An upcoming EU ban on one of the world’s most widely used fungicides has been condemned by farmers’ groups, but broadly welcomed by environmentalists ..
News 2 Apr 2019
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) says that the country’s goal of a non-toxic environment will not be achievable under existing policy and plans ..
News 1 Apr 2019
The European Commission has outlined six areas for action to reduce the risk posed by pharmaceutical products released into the environment ..
News 11 Mar 2019
Greenpeace has called on EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan shed light on the volume of direct payments that go to intensive farming under the Common ..
News 27 Feb 2019
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Investors in corporate bonds should be more assiduous in screening companies for their environmental and climate impact, campaigners said on Thursday as they published a ..
News 31 Jan 2019
Environmental groups have criticised moves by the Polish state forest management agency to restart logging in one of Europe's last remaining areas of primeval forest ..
News 29 Jan 2019
A Bulgarian government plan to open up almost half the area of the UNESCO protected Pirin National Park to developers has been halted by a ..
News 17 Jan 2019
The European Parliament has called on the EU executive to make drastic changes to the way pesticides are approved for use in Europe, in a ..
News 16 Jan 2019