The need for a rapid, large-scale expansion of new energy infrastructure to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 poses a challenge to protected areas, a European ..
News 16 May 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 May 2019
Document Watch 29 Apr 2019 External Content
- Climate,EU's Circular Economy
Even the most energy intensive industries in Europe can cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century without ruining their competitiveness, according to a ..
News 25 Apr 2019
Document Watch 15 Apr 2019 External Content
The cement sector has barely made any progress on reducing its total carbon emissions in part because of a lack of clear policies to promote ..
News 12 Apr 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Fully implementing the EU’s environmental legislation could save the EU economy around €55 billion a year, environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has said ..
News 5 Apr 2019
The European Parliament voted in Plenary yesterday to approve the Single-Use Plastics Directive, bringing us one step closer to a world without plastic cotton buds, ..
Comment 2 Apr 2019
WebNews 27 Mar 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution
A Norwegian proposal to tackle marine pollution by extending UN rules on international shipment of hazardous waste to recovered plastic is supported by EU governments, ..
News 22 Mar 2019
New rules on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) will “keep millions exposed to toxic chemicals” in products containing recycled plastics, campaigners have warned ..
News 15 Mar 2019
A lack of information on toxic substances in recycled materials and a focus on quantity rather than quality are major barriers to the realisation of ..
News 14 Mar 2019