EU governments should adopt new taxes and put in place stringent targets to cut the use of single-use cups, food and beverage containers, as well ..
News 15 Oct 2019
The European Commission has fired shots over the bows of 10 member states regarding their transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, in its latest ..
News 10 Oct 2019
The Finnish government may have been in breach of EU nature protection rules when it allowed the issuing of licenses to hunt wolves, according to ..
News 10 Oct 2019
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products
EU environment ministers have called on the European Commission to present an EU strategy for a “non-toxic environment” aiming at a better alignment of chemicals, ..
News 7 Oct 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products
As the Commission unveils its latest Ecodesign measures, the European Environment Agency has said that circular economy initiatives are still 'young and diverse', requiring better ..
News 1 Oct 2019
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
The incineration of residual waste that is unsuitable for re-use or recycling and would otherwise be landfilled should be promoted along with other green technologies, ..
News 30 Sep 2019
Russian gas giant Gazprom is seeking arbitration over changes to EU law that it says threaten Nord Stream 2, its Russia-Germany pipeline project ..
News 27 Sep 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
More than 100 industry actors have pledged to more than double the volume of recycled plastic in European products in just six years, but environmental ..
News 20 Sep 2019
There have been renewed calls for reform of an international treaty after a German energy firm said it could take legal action against the Dutch ..
News 18 Sep 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A metropolitan low-emissions zone (LEZ) announced by Barcelona this week and a recent Spanish government draft law on landfilling could help lift the threat of ..
News 17 Sep 2019
Portuguese firms face fines of up to €5 million for mishandling of electronic waste under tough new controls ..
News 16 Sep 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
The EU’s model of consumption needs “radical change” if it is not simply to export its environmental impact to developing countries, according to Socialist MEP ..
News 12 Sep 2019
Italy has failed to implement EU measures to halt the spread of a disease ravaging olive groves across southern Europe, the European Court of Justice ..
News 6 Sep 2019