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
- Climate,Energy,Nature,Paris Agreement
The EU should “massively expand the role of public finance” to tackle climate change in a socially just manner, according to a platform of think-tanks ..
News 2 Sep 2019
German car giant Volkswagen could face a slew of new legal complaints after a regional court ruled that software intended to fix a diesel car’s ..
News 22 Aug 2019
There are signs Madrid may have to abandon plans to scrap a low emissions zone, while Barcelona has urged the regional government to tackle transport ..
News 30 Jul 2019
A German environmental group has highlighted an “alarming” study suggesting that one in five lorries have defective or tampered with emissions reduction systems ..
News 25 Jul 2019
France's environment agency urges a switch from cars to cycling and walking among additional measures needed to curb air pollution ..
News 17 Jul 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Nature,2019 European Elections
The newly elected chair of the European Parliament's environment committee, Pascal Canfin, has pledged to make it the ‘front runner’ in driving greater ambition in ..
News 10 Jul 2019
France has announced plans to introduce a tax on flights from next year to fund cleaner transport options, but the aviation industry has warned that ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The EU continued to increase the amount of palm oil it uses for biodiesel, heating and electricity in 2018, new figures reveal, prompting a stark ..
News 27 Jun 2019
Carmakers have acknowledged they could fail to meet EU emissions performance targets in the next two years and face potentially heavy penalties ..
News 25 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019
A green group has hailed a procedural change regarding how the European Commission must introduce legislation on vehicle emissions testing, saying it offers the chance ..
News 14 Jun 2019
A national levy of €7 per passenger from 2021 is only the Dutch government's 'plan C' – what the Netherlands really wants is for the ..
News 12 Jun 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
Instead of facing fines for failing to meet EU requirements to reduce the CO2 output of new trucks, manufacturers should be rewarded for funding the ..
News 5 Jun 2019