Germany, France, the UK and China are among 14 countries who have called for “fundamental, system-wide reorganisation” to halt biodiversity loss ..
News 3 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
Tackling record high levels of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean will require urgent government action both domestically and at a global scale, WWF has said ..
News 7 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
Only “transformative change” can prevent an unprecedented mass extinction driven by human activities on land and sea, according to an alarming new analysis by the ..
News 6 May 2019
With just days to go before Spain’s general election, all but one of the country’s national parties have given their backing for greater ambition on ..
News 25 Apr 2019
Green groups and progressive parties have said reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), endorsed by MEPs on the agriculture committee, would water down its ..
News 2 Apr 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
Almost half of more than €90 billion earmarked for external action under the proposed 2021-2027 EU budget should be used to support climate and environmental ..
News 27 Mar 2019
The EU should replace payments to farmers based on how much land they own with a system that rewards efforts to improve the environment, according ..
News 25 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
At least 30% of direct payments made under the EU’s Common Agriculture Policy should go to schemes that support climate and the environmental objectives, MEPs ..
News 14 Feb 2019
The European Parliament censured national governments and the EU executive on Tuesday over their failure to implement a 2009 directive on sustainable pesticide use ..
News 12 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
Socialist candidate for the European Commission presidency Frans Timmermans has pledged to place the UN’s sustainable development goals at the heart of his administration ..
News 7 Feb 2019
The European Commission’s proposals for new ‘green architecture’ in the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy may fail to promote more sustainable farming, a think-tank has warned ..
News 1 Feb 2019