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
It would be impractical and unnecessary for the EU to ban the burning of whole trees as a renewable fuel source, climate and energy commissioner ..
News 16 Jan 2018
Ireland’s gas grid operator and research institute NUI Galway have secured EU funding for a renewable gas-based project to lead what they call a “transport ..
News 12 Jan 2018
- Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Current EU renewable energy policy encourages incineration instead of recycling by offering financial incentives for generating energy from residual waste ..
Comment 9 Jan 2018
Current proposals on bioenergy threaten the EU’s ability to meet its international commitments to cut CO2 emissions, Green MEPs warned on Tuesday, a week ahead ..
News 9 Jan 2018
Energy ministers agreed on Monday after gruelling talks that the EU should derive at least 27% of its energy from sustainable sources by 2030 ..
News 19 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 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 European Parliament’s industry and energy committee agreed on Tuesday that 35% of energy consumed in the EU should come from renewable sources by 2030 ..
News 28 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