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
EU member states must do more to improve the quality of their freshwater bodies if they are to deal with the worsening effects of climate ..
News 15 Jul 2019
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
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
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Europe should build the industrial infrastructure and networks needed to underpin a sustainable 'circular bio-economic society' by mid century, an EU-backed public-private partnership said on ..
News 3 Jun 2019
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
News 22 May 2019
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
News 16 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 Parliament’s petitions committee yesterday approved a report calling on Spanish authorities to halt illegal exploitation of groundwater in the Natura 2000 Doñana wetland ..
News 22 Mar 2019
The EU Commission's move on Wednesday to label palm oil-based biofuels as unsustainable was welcomed by environmentalists as a milestone in the fight against deforestation ..
News 13 Mar 2019