Demand for air conditioning units in the EU will rise sharply because of climate change, requiring faster innovation in ecodesign and energy efficient buildings, according to a ..
News 16 May 2018
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Local waste authority groups have called for minimum recycled content levels for new plastic products in Europe ..
News 15 May 2018
The EU Council has adopted a directive which sets out requirements for member states to introduce charging points for electric vehicles for non-residential buildings with ..
News 14 May 2018
Pesticides were found in two thirds of the Italian surface water samples investigated by ISPRA, Italy’s environment agency ..
News 11 May 2018
Eurostat and the EIB have published guidance on rules that should make it easier for authorities and private contractors to strike deals on energy efficiency ..
News 8 May 2018
Nutrient overload from agriculture continues to be one of the biggest pressures on aquatic environments, according to a new EU report showing groundwater quality has ..
News 4 May 2018
The problem of dangerous pharmaceutical waste in European rivers was a topic at the forefront of a recent European Parliament discussion. Industry leaders must act ..
Comment 3 May 2018
The EU’s approval procedure for pesticides is carried out in a transparent and independent manner, national authorities have said at a meeting of a European ..
News 27 Apr 2018
Talks between MEPs and member states on governance of the EU’s climate and energy policies failed to agree additional measures to assess the impact of ..
News 27 Apr 2018
Campaigners are calling on delegates to a forthcoming REACH committee meeting to expand proposed restrictions on harmful chemicals in textiles in order to protect consumers ..
News 24 Apr 2018
PAN Europe has written to the health commissioner demanding the EU executive back up claims that it has restricted the use of a legislative loophole ..
News 20 Apr 2018
The European Parliament has given overwhelming support to EU rules aimed at making buildings more energy-efficient ..
News 17 Apr 2018
A group of NGOs has appealed to the EC's first vice president to ensure that the EU executive takes legislative action to tackle concerns about ..
News 16 Apr 2018
The EU should not advertise its future product database for energy-labelled products to the public if it ends up being “cumbersome” to use, environmental groups ..
News 11 Apr 2018