European countries such as Belgium, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal are currently facing high water stress, with water scarcity only set to worsen with climate ..
News 8 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
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019
Concern about marine pollution now ranks higher than climate change in Germany and the UK, a new survey has shown ..
News 6 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Nature
Europe should build the industrial infrastructure and networks needed to underpin a sustainable 'circular bio-economic society' by mid century, an EU-backed public-private partnership said on ..
News 3 Jun 2019
Spanish courts are failing to enforce a fine awarded to a major fertiliser company responsible for polluting a protected landscape with radioactive waste, according to ..
News 24 May 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
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Fully implementing the EU’s environmental legislation could save the EU economy around €55 billion a year, environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has said ..
News 5 Apr 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
The European Parliament has rejected a raft of proposed exemptions from a ban on using the EU's largest source of public funds to support fossil ..
News 28 Mar 2019
The European Commission has outlined six areas for action to reduce the risk posed by pharmaceutical products released into the environment ..
News 11 Mar 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A Rotterdam-based shipping firm has been fined €780,000, in addition to a substantial settlement, for the illegal disposal of an end-of-life container ship that was ..
News 21 Jan 2019