Increased use of digital platforms, smart devices, AI, the Internet of Things and blockchain could all help Europe move to a circular economy, but also ..
News 5 Jul 2019
The EU Council has given final approval to new rules on persistent organic pollutants, CO2 emissions limits for trucks, public procurement of clean vehicles, and ..
News 13 Jun 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
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
MEPs want the EU to tighten its limits on particulate matter, sulphur oxides and ozone levels in line with World Health Organisation recommendations ..
News 14 Mar 2019
The European Commission has approved a Polish government investment of €36m in a new electric vehicle battery plant in the Dolnoślaskie region ..
News 28 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
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
Strict workplace exposure limits for diesel exhaust fumes and seven other known carcinogens moved a step closer on Wednesday ..
News 24 Oct 2018
Several EU member states have exceeded limits of ammonia (NH3), and nitrogen oxide (NOx) with agriculture and transport the main culprits, according to new data from the ..
News 9 Jul 2018
The EU Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a call by Poland to scrap legislation designed to increase the cost to industry of emitting greenhouse ..
News 21 Jun 2018
The European Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee has voted to add a workplace exposure limit for diesel exhaust emissions to the EU’s revised carcinogens ..
News 6 Apr 2018