European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 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
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
News 4 Sep 2019
The French Ministry of Health has unveiled a national strategy to track and reduce the use of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as part of a ..
News 3 Sep 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is consulting on naming three chemicals thought to damage fertility or the unborn child as 'substances of very high concern' ..
News 3 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
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Elevated levels of suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors might be present in the colouring and lining of paper food packaging ..
News 25 Jul 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added four substances thought to have impacts on health and the environment to its candidate list for authorisation ..
News 16 Jul 2019
European consumers are aware that items used in daily life may contain substances potentially harmful to health and the environment and are keen to be ..
News 15 Jul 2019
The trade association PlasticsEurope has failed in a bid to reverse the classification of bisphenol-A (BPA) by EU regulators as a 'substance of very high ..
News 11 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
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019