EU governments should adopt new taxes and put in place stringent targets to cut the use of single-use cups, food and beverage containers, as well ..
News 15 Oct 2019
Environmental campaigners have accused central and eastern European countries of ignoring their role in making forests vulnerable to the climate crisis while calling for EU ..
News 11 Oct 2019
- Chemicals,Products,General Policy
Agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has acknowledged a lack of funding in Europe to help bioeconomy start-ups scale their operations beyond the pilot phase ..
News 9 Oct 2019
Environmentalists have broadly welcomed an announcement by one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies that it aims to dramatically reduce the plastic waste it ..
News 7 Oct 2019
The EU executive's proposal to cut pollution by linking member states' budget contributions to the amount of plastic waste they generate has caused plastics processors ..
News 7 Oct 2019
Companies that derive 10% or more of their revenue from oil exploration or processing should be excluded from an EU 'Paris-Aligned Benchmark', an EU expert ..
News 30 Sep 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Paris Agreement
World leaders must find the political will to 'change the rules of the international economic game' to tackle the environmental and climate emergency effectively, according ..
News 26 Sep 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
More than 100 industry actors have pledged to more than double the volume of recycled plastic in European products in just six years, but environmental ..
News 20 Sep 2019
Researchers have found almost three quarters of a range of consumer products tested contained toxic chemicals that raised health concerns ..
News 17 Sep 2019
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
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
With the arrival of Boris Johnson in Number 10, there are growing signs that the UK government is seeking to diverge from EU environmental rules ..
Analysis 13 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
A group of 26 environmental groups has written to the European Commission president elect Ursula von der Leyen and heads of government calling for EU ..
News 2 Sep 2019
- Climate,Transport,Paris Agreement
Environmental groups have criticised the one-page declaration issued by G7 leaders for failing to mention climate change, despite a separate pledge of aid to counter ..
News 27 Aug 2019