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
- Waste & Resources,Products
Data on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling in Portugal is inaccurate and the collection and treatment system marred by illegality, campaigners claim ..
News 3 Jun 2019
Green groups have expressed misgivings about the first meeting of a French government body set up to speed environmental action, despite its members deciding to ..
News 23 May 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
- Climate,Waste & Resources
If all countries consumed natural resources at the EU rate, the earth’s capacity to replenish itself would be exhausted by 10 May, according to a ..
News 9 May 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources
Europe needs to find a careful balance between the “smart use” of forest biomass while ensuring carbon sinks are enhanced, EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias ..
News 26 Apr 2019
European agriculture ministers have handed the European Commission a mandate to develop a post-2020 EU forest strategy and to step up EU action against deforestation ..
News 16 Apr 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
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Smaller industrial facilities may exert greater pressure on European waters than the larger installations covered by the EU Industrial Emissions Directive ..
News 20 Mar 2019
The European Commission announced on Thursday it would refer Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) for failing to cut air pollution ..
News 8 Mar 2019