The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament released on Wednesday a report highlighting alternatives to pesticides, on the eve of an environment committee vote ..
News 18 Oct 2017
Environmental groups are calling on MEPs to push for tighter rules on the burning of trees and unsorted waste to generate ostensibly renewable energy ..
News 18 Oct 2017
Integrated pest management to minimise the use of chemical controls remains underused in European countries due to "insufficient" implementation of EU rules ..
News 10 Oct 2017
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Inadequate diets and environmental impacts resulting from modern food systems are making people sick and costing billions, a report has warned ..
News 9 Oct 2017
French socialist MEP Eric Andrieu has urged the European Commission to postpone a decision on the fate of controversial herbicide glyphosate until after a European ..
News 4 Oct 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee has rejected a European Commission proposal to allow certain endocrine disruptors in pesticides ..
News 28 Sep 2017
The European Commission has requested the EU court to impose financial penalties on Poland if it does not comply with an order to halt logging ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Polish officials have dismissed as “politically motivated” an injunction from the EU court ordering an immediate halt to logging activity in the Białowieża forest pending ..
News 31 Jul 2017
The European Commission has taken the unusual step of asking the EU court to order an immediate halt to logging operations in Białowieża Forest pending ..
News 13 Jul 2017
The herbicide glyphosate should not be classified as carcinogenic in the EU, the European Chemicals Agency has concluded months ahead of a potential 15-year renewal ..
News 15 Mar 2017
Finland plans to use a “complex accounting system” to hide the impact of massively increased logging on its net CO2 emissions, a report by NGO ..
News 10 Mar 2017
MEPs have called on the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils in biofuels driving deforestation “preferably by 2020” and to set its ..
News 9 Mar 2017
The world needs a comprehensive global treaty against toxic pesticides as existing rules are failing to counter industry’s “extraordinary power”, a UN advisor has said ..
News 7 Mar 2017
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Nature
A European Commission official has rejected an MEP’s call to soften proposed restrictions on cadmium in phosphate fertilisers ..
News 1 Mar 2017