The need for a rapid, large-scale expansion of new energy infrastructure to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 poses a challenge to protected areas, a European ..
News 16 May 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
France announced on Wednesday plans to halt deforestation caused by the import of agricultural and forestry products by 2030 ..
News 15 Nov 2018
The French government is “determined” to end the “principle uses” of the herbicide glyphosate by the end of 2020 and all use within five years ..
News 9 Nov 2018
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The European Commission has announced a package of 23 measures to tackle ocean pollution, backed up by €300m of EU funding ..
News 29 Oct 2018
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Developing a greener economic model will create “huge opportunities” in clean energy, textiles, medicine and a market for “real” biodegradable plastics, a European Commission vice-president ..
News 11 Oct 2018
The EU Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a call by Poland to scrap legislation designed to increase the cost to industry of emitting greenhouse ..
News 21 Jun 2018
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 Netherlands has proposed to amend the EU law on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to exempt plants produced using an array of new breeding techniques ..
News 19 Sep 2017
Harmonised EU rules on organic farming faced another setback on Monday as EU agriculture ministers, who had been expected to rubberstamp recently agreed legislation, dropped ..
News 18 Jul 2017
NGOs urged the European Commission to react to public concern over the environmental effects of farming on Friday after a grassroots campaign successfully mobilised participation ..
News 7 Jul 2017
The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it intends to keep the EU Ecolabel in place but propose changes to make it more targeted ..
News 30 Jun 2017
A new EU regulation on the production and labelling of organic produce is set to take effect on 1 July 2020 after MEPs and national ..
News 29 Jun 2017