A growing body of scientific evidence suggests persistent, mobile, toxic chemicals “pose a great risk” to water sources, the water industry body EurEau has warned ..
News 2 Sep 2019
The “economic heart” of Europe will suffer the growing impacts of floods linked to climate change both directly and indirectly through its trading partners, new ..
News 15 Aug 2019
The French government has introduced a scheme to fight marine plastic pollution by rating seaside towns on their waste collection and recycling rates ..
News 6 Aug 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
French researchers have revealed a threefold increase in litter at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea since the 1990s ..
News 1 Aug 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) last week firmly refuted media reports that it has proposed closing artificial turf pitches as part of its efforts to ..
News 30 Jul 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
With drought becoming increasingly common and severe across Europe, the region’s water resources are being stretched “worryingly thin”, campaigners warn ..
News 23 Jul 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The European Commission has produced a plan to step up the EU’s efforts to tackle global deforestation and promote the recovery of degraded forest ecosystems ..
News 23 Jul 2019
EU member states must do more to improve the quality of their freshwater bodies if they are to deal with the worsening effects of climate ..
News 15 Jul 2019
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The European Commission must support new global rules on the export of plastic waste, despite pressure from industry groups to exclude OECD countries, campaigners say ..
News 9 Jul 2019
Three EU-wide petitions on environmental issues are set to open to the public in the coming weeks ..
News 4 Jul 2019