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
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
The European Commission is increasingly interested in consumer behaviour as a vital factor in energy savings and CO2 emission reductions, a senior official has said ..
News 11 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
Tackling record high levels of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean will require urgent government action both domestically and at a global scale, WWF has said ..
News 7 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
Although almost half of the countries in Europe have declared plastic waste a “priority” issue, only nine EU member states have set concrete targets for ..
News 3 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products
Rules on the design of product packaging need to be strengthened to ensure its re-use in line with circular economy principles, waste managers argue ..
News 29 May 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
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
Many types of commonly used packaging, including paper and cardboard, are not covered by EU legislation on food contact materials, the campaign group Health and ..
News 24 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
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
Global rules hailed by campaigners as a weapon against the dumping of plastic waste on developing countries could have the unintended consequence of increasing incineration ..
News 20 May 2019