The EU will take on new powers over national car type approval authorities under draft legislation agreed between member state governments and European parliament representatives ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The auto industry is calling for a common European approach to vehicle access regulations and for the European Commission to provide analysis of city schemes ..
News 6 Dec 2017
The gradual replacement of older diesel cars with new models meeting Euro 6 standards could deliver the same air quality improvements as replacing them with ..
News 4 Dec 2017
Iceland’s environment ministry finally fulfilled this week a legal obligation to publish a 12-year national air pollution control programme aiming to reduce untimely deaths ..
News 24 Nov 2017
EU member states are failing their citizens on air pollution by neglecting to introduce green taxes, the EU commissioner for economic and financial affairs, Pierre ..
News 17 Nov 2017
The average car on Europe’s roads is 10.7 years old, and two out of every five are powered by diesel, the most polluting fuel, a ..
News 3 Nov 2017
Climate campaigners have condemned the Polish government as “irresponsible” after it launched legal action against new EU rules limiting power station emissions ..
News 30 Oct 2017
Nine million people a year are estimated to die worldwide because of pollution, and more than 400,000 in the EU alone, according to a new ..
News 20 Oct 2017
- Waste & Resources,The EU's Circular Economy package,Packaging,Packaging
European Council plans to change the legal basis of EU packaging rules from internal market to environmental protection could endanger the bloc’s single market for ..
News 18 Oct 2017
The estimated toll of premature deaths attributed to exposure to NO2 pollution rose by 7,000 to 75,000 in 2015, according to an annual report on ..
News 12 Oct 2017
Less polluting vessels will pay lower charges to use the port of Hamburg under a proposed review of fees that was announced on Monday ..
News 10 Oct 2017
Environmental lawyers have challenged a secrecy clause in EU law in a bid to force car manufacturers to disclose the workings on in-car emissions control ..
News 9 Oct 2017
The entire population of Greater London, almost nine million people, lives in areas exceeding WHO guidelines on the most dangerous particulates, new data have revealed ..
News 4 Oct 2017
- Waste & Resources,Packaging,Packaging
Comment 29 Sep 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Pollution,General Policy
The Paris Agreement is being put at risk by the EU and member states continuing to subsidise fossil fuels with public money, a think tank ..
News 28 Sep 2017