The EU only increased its renewable energy consumption by 0.3 percentage points in 2016, compared to 2015 figures, data from the EU’s statistical office showed ..
News 25 Jan 2018
- Energy,Markets & Corporate
Private investors that invest in green projects in the EU could turn away from the continent due to legal uncertainties surrounding renewable energy support in ..
News 24 Jan 2018
The EU Genetically Modified Organisms Directive was never intended to apply to plant strains produced by mutagenesis, a European court official indicated on Thursday ..
News 18 Jan 2018
The European wind industry contributed €36bn to the EU’s GDP in 2016, supports 263,000 jobs and generated €8bn of exports outside of Europe ..
Comment 4 Jan 2018
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 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 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