Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
News 10 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
The price polluters pay for emitting greenhouse gases could tumble unless policymakers adapt the EU emissions trading system to account for national plans to phase ..
News 8 Jul 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
French lawmakers have adopted a new target to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, alongside commitments to phase out coal energy and climate-proof the country’s building ..
News 28 Jun 2019
The EU continued to increase the amount of palm oil it uses for biodiesel, heating and electricity in 2018, new figures reveal, prompting a stark ..
News 27 Jun 2019
Environment ministers want an early warning system for chemical risks, an action plan on endocrine disruptors, and an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ..
News 26 Jun 2019
Funds available under the EU emissions trading scheme to upgrade the energy systems of central and eastern European member states could be worth up to ..
News 21 Jun 2019
Calls are mounting to ban the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has known endocrine disrupting properties, from the European market when its current authorisation expires ..
News 20 Jun 2019
Children are not shielded from air pollution that affects many cities across Europe even inside their schools, it has emerged after three months of monitoring ..
News 19 Jun 2019
The Romanian government is breaching EU law by allocating millions of euros in state aid to coal power plants, an environmental law group has alleged ..
News 17 Jun 2019