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
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
- Climate,Waste & Resources
The French government has announced plans to reduce water consumption by a quarter within 15 years ..
News 2 Jul 2019
- General Policy,EU's Circular Economy
The EU is struggling to meet the UN sustainable development goals for climate action, biodiversity and resource use, according to official figures provided by Eurostat ..
News 28 Jun 2019
Italy and southern European regions in particular will face “overwhelmingly adverse impacts” of changing weather patterns on their energy infrastructure, the European Environment Agency has ..
News 18 Jun 2019
How clean is the water at your favourite beach? Click through to view an interactive map with details of the quality of the EU's 21,000 ..
Analysis 10 Jun 2019
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
News 22 May 2019
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
News 16 May 2019
An upcoming EU ban on one of the world’s most widely used fungicides has been condemned by farmers’ groups, but broadly welcomed by environmentalists ..
News 2 Apr 2019
Individuals and public bodies affected by nitrate pollution in their groundwater can require national authorities to strengthen action plans to tackle the problem, according to ..
News 29 Mar 2019
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
The European Parliament’s petitions committee yesterday approved a report calling on Spanish authorities to halt illegal exploitation of groundwater in the Natura 2000 Doñana wetland ..
News 22 Mar 2019