Europe’s transition to a sustainable society will require specific policies and targets to address key sectors such as transport, textiles, buildings and food, Finnish officials ..
News 17 Jul 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added four substances thought to have impacts on health and the environment to its candidate list for authorisation ..
News 16 Jul 2019
European consumers are aware that items used in daily life may contain substances potentially harmful to health and the environment and are keen to be ..
News 15 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
The Finnish presidency has urged member states and the next European Commission to develop the next phase of the EU’s circular economy strategy to help ..
News 12 Jul 2019
The French government has described as a “world first” planned sweeping measures to tackle waste and boost recycling ..
News 11 Jul 2019
Moving to a carbon-neutral economy while minimising social disruption will require a better funded and more coherent set of development and employment initiatives at an ..
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
Germany, France, the UK and China are among 14 countries who have called for “fundamental, system-wide reorganisation” to halt biodiversity loss ..
News 3 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
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 2019