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
- Climate,Transport,Nature,2019 European Elections
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
Green groups have expressed misgivings about the first meeting of a French government body set up to speed environmental action, despite its members deciding to ..
News 23 May 2019
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
Greenpeace has called on EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan shed light on the volume of direct payments that go to intensive farming under the Common ..
News 27 Feb 2019
Environmental groups have criticised moves by the Polish state forest management agency to restart logging in one of Europe's last remaining areas of primeval forest ..
News 29 Jan 2019
Although passenger planes have flown thousands of times with biofuel-kerosene blends in their tanks, the total amount of aviation biofuels used worldwide remains negligible ..
Comment 21 Jan 2019
MEPs have called for the EU’s forest strategy to be updated and strengthened ..
News 15 Jan 2019
The Finnish biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste disputed on Wednesday claims in a report by environmental campaigners that it plans to use palm oil ..
News 9 Jan 2019
EU environment ministers have backed European Commission proposals for the bloc’s first ever CO2 emission reduction targets for trucks, despite MEPs and environmentalists demanding higher ..
News 3 Jan 2019