Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
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
- Waste & Resources,Products,Nature
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
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
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Fully implementing the EU’s environmental legislation could save the EU economy around €55 billion a year, environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has said ..
News 5 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 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
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
The greenhouse gas emission savings of biofuels are negated if more than 14% of feedstock expansion is at the expense of forest, the European Commission ..
News 15 Feb 2019
Environmentalists have welcomed a move by the European Commission to limit the use of palm oil to produce “renewable” biofuels, but warned of loopholes ..
News 11 Feb 2019
The European Commission appears set to delay much-expected legislation setting sustainability criteria for crop-based biofuels because it is “wavering” over a possible cap on palm ..
News 1 Feb 2019
Environmental group Fern has warned about the impacts on European forests of the EU’s long term climate strategy, saying that it relies too much on ..
News 1 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