EU leaders appear to have postponed detailed discussions on the bloc’s next long-term budget, including a decision on whether to generate extra revenue by taxing ..
News 16 Oct 2019
- Climate,Nature,Paris Agreement
The latest IPCC report on the damaging impacts of climate change on the planet’s oceans and frozen areas is “a wake-up call for the global ..
News 25 Sep 2019
Finland’s environment ministry is seeking regional partners in a plan to use gypsum to reduce fertiliser run-off from fields into the Baltic Sea by as ..
News 17 Sep 2019
European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
The head of the European Parliament's fisheries committee has pledged to address the issue of widespread government failure to manage marine protected areas ..
News 11 Sep 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
A growing body of scientific evidence suggests persistent, mobile, toxic chemicals “pose a great risk” to water sources, the water industry body EurEau has warned ..
News 2 Sep 2019
The “economic heart” of Europe will suffer the growing impacts of floods linked to climate change both directly and indirectly through its trading partners, new ..
News 15 Aug 2019
Several governments are on their way to court and others have been given final warnings over breaches to a raft of EU environmental legislation ..
News 25 Jul 2019
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
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
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
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
EU climate science spending and environmental research is set to receive a sizeable chunk of a record €11 billion available next year under the EU’s ..
News 2 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