Nordic prime ministers have set a goal to make their region the world’s most sustainable and integrated by 2030, following a meeting this week ..
News 22 Aug 2019
- Climate,Nature,Paris Agreement
The opposition Social Democratic Party of Austria has accused the European Commission of supporting deforestation in Brazil through its recently signed trade deal with the ..
News 15 Aug 2019
There are signs Madrid may have to abandon plans to scrap a low emissions zone, while Barcelona has urged the regional government to tackle transport ..
News 30 Jul 2019
The Belgian government should have conducted a full environmental impact assessment before legislating to upgrade and continue operating two nuclear reactors that were slated for ..
News 30 Jul 2019
Europe added 4.9 GW of new wind energy capacity in the first half of this year, up from 4.5 GW in the same period in ..
News 25 Jul 2019
Campaigners have accused the European Commission of hindering the development of methods to test for a new generation of genetically modified food and feed imports ..
News 19 Jul 2019
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Government efforts to cut CO2 emissions through measures such as phasing out coal or carbon taxes could be blocked by multinationals using investor state dispute ..
News 17 Jul 2019
The European Investment Bank and Spain's state-owned Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) have agreed to lend €285m for a 500MW photovoltaic plant ..
News 16 Jul 2019
The trade association PlasticsEurope has failed in a bid to reverse the classification of bisphenol-A (BPA) by EU regulators as a 'substance of very high ..
News 11 Jul 2019
The European Court of Justice has ruled that malfunctioning electrical products should be considered waste under the EU’s waste shipments regulation unless it can be ..
News 8 Jul 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability ..
News 3 Jul 2019
A draft trade agreement between the EU and South America’s Mercosur trade bloc has been met with a barrage of criticism from green groups over ..
News 1 Jul 2019
A chemical widely used in non-stick coatings has been added to the European Chemicals Agency list of substances of very high concern because of its ..
News 28 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019