A green group has hailed a procedural change regarding how the European Commission must introduce legislation on vehicle emissions testing, saying it offers the chance ..
News 14 Jun 2019
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
- Climate,Markets & Corporate,Paris Agreement
Only 3% of companies are disclosing enough information on their resilience to climate-related risks, according to a report by an international task force published on ..
News 7 Jun 2019
Carbon dioxide emitted by sectors in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) fell by 3.9% in 2018, according to official figures, slightly outperforming the preliminary ..
News 5 Jun 2019
A failure by policy-makers to address the issue of global warming could lead to increased adverse impacts on human health, a report warns ..
News 4 Jun 2019
Pupils, teachers and parents are to conduct air quality monitoring around urban schools in an initiative jointly run by the European Environment Agency ..
News 27 May 2019
The EU General Court in Luxembourg has accepted the arguments of the European Parliament and EU Council and ruled as inadmissible a legal challenge to ..
News 23 May 2019
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The EU’s major industry bodies are lagging behind many of their members with a lack of ambition to cut Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero ..
News 22 May 2019
At least 653 companies have failed to meet data safety standards for chemicals under the REACH regulation, according to a German campaign group ..
News 21 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
Five European and global textile and fashion organisations have pledged to work with the EU to “co-develop” a vision for textiles in a circular economy ..
News 14 May 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Campaigners have welcomed a move by the European Commission to extend EU Ecolabel criteria to retail investment portfolios and activities, but the financial sector has ..
News 13 May 2019
While the EU is on course to meet its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industry, its emissions trading scheme has not been the ..
News 9 May 2019
The Spanish region of Andalucia yesterday announced plans to simplify environmental permitting regulations in a move intended to boost investment and employment ..
News 8 May 2019
Delegates at the ninth Stockholm Convention conference in Geneva have agreed to ban perfluorooctanoic acid, commonly known as PFOA, along with its salts and related ..
News 7 May 2019
A controversial court system for investor disputes under the EU-Canada trade and investment agreement is compatible with EU law, according to an opinion by the ..
News 3 May 2019