Voluntary certification schemes designed to guide consumers towards environmentally-sustainable choices are of limited benefit and could actually hide damaging commercial practices, a new report found ..
News 3 May 2018
- Climate,Energy,General Policy
Policy experts have said the proposed regulation needs a rethink as it does not hold individual member states to account for underperformance on energy and climate targets ..
News 30 Nov 2016
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission must delay rules set to tighten limits on NOx emissions from Large Combustion Plants, environment ministers from five member states have said ..
News 21 Oct 2016
The European Commission has set out plans for a mandatory transparency register for all three EU institutions in a bid to win back public trust ..
News 28 Sep 2016
A consortium of NGOs have launched a €400,000 investigation into defeat devices in the home appliance sector, as the focus of dieselgate widens into other ..
News 20 Sep 2016
Certain member states did not fully report their progress on managing mining and quarrying waste to the European Commission, a report has found ..
News 19 Sep 2016
Mandatory requirements for ships to record and report their fuel consumption are set to come into force under amendments to the International Convention for the ..
News 9 Sep 2016
- Climate,Markets & Corporate
Renewed calls to reform the Common Agricultural Policy have followed the announcement of the Cork 2.0 Declaration by agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan in Ireland this ..
News 9 Sep 2016
The European Environment Agency is looking to strengthen its approach to EU policy evaluation to address increasingly complex environmental and related health problems ..
News 6 Sep 2016
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission has developed a set of indicators in an attempt to evaluate the benefits of chemical safety legislation ..
News 1 Sep 2016
- Climate,General Policy,EU's Circular Economy,Nature
More than half (52%) of Europeans consider EU action on the environment insufficient, with two-thirds (67%) expressing support for greater policy intervention in this area ..
News 22 Aug 2016
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
The European Commission has issued new, stricter criteria under the EU Ecolabel scheme for three product groups – computers, furniture and footwear – as part ..
News 17 Aug 2016
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature,Brexit and the EU
UK chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that the British government will guarantee EU funding for all structural and investment projects, including agri-environment schemes, signed before the ..
News 15 Aug 2016
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
Julian King, who is set to replace Lord Hill as UK commissioner to the EU, has been allocated a security post by European Commission president ..
News 2 Aug 2016
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission has approved French state funding for an experimental tidal 5.6 megawatt power plant, saying the project will promote electricity production from renewable ..
News 1 Aug 2016