MEPs have voted for a minimum 35% binding target to increase energy efficiency in the EU, higher than the 30% proposed by the European Commission ..
News 17 Jan 2018
EU lawmakers have agreed new rules on a post-2020 revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) ..
News 20 Dec 2017
The German manufacturing industry has passed the national annual energy efficiency test for 2016, official figures show ..
News 18 Dec 2017
There were no referrals to the Court of Justice of the EU for breaches of environmental directives in the European Commission's final package of infringement ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament is seeking cross-party support to launch an appeal at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the recent ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The EU’s efforts to scale up energy efficiency in buildings continue to move at a glacial pace following inconclusive negotiations between MEPs and government representatives ..
News 6 Dec 2017
The European Food Safety Authority has rejected allegations of fraud and wilfully endangering the public after glyphosate campaigners launched legal bids in five European states ..
News 4 Dec 2017
An advisor to the EU court argued on Thursday that Poland’s attempt to delay the planned fix for the EU’s emissions trading scheme is wholly ..
News 1 Dec 2017
The French government launched on Friday a plan to cut energy consumption in buildings with the aim to hit both environmental and social targets ..
News 27 Nov 2017
Germany and France among others are not on track to meet their 2020 targets for reducing primary energy consumption as of 2015, according to a ..
News 24 Nov 2017
The EU Court of Justice (ECJ) has threatened Poland with a daily penalty of €100,000 if it fails to comply with an injunction to halt ..
News 21 Nov 2017
The European Parliament has called for a recently launched process for the biannual review of national compliance with EU environmental law to be improved amid ..
News 16 Nov 2017
The European Parliament has called on the EU executive to table legislation on “minimum standards for access to judicial review of environmental policy” and a ..
News 15 Nov 2017
- Climate,Markets & Corporate,COP23: call to action
Governments in Europe look likely to face additional lawsuits citing weak action on climate change, and big CO2 emitting companies are also likely to be ..
Analysis 8 Nov 2017
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
The UK government could create an environmental commission to replace the functions of the European Commission after the country leaves the EU in 2019 ..
News 6 Nov 2017