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
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
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has concluded that nuclear power is an indispensable part of the energy transition ..
News 28 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
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
The EU should provide funding for a new generation of nuclear reactors to replace the existing fleet, or risk jeopardising climate targets, the French nuclear ..
News 15 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
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
Global CO2 emissions reached a historic high last year, and governments must remain open to all options, including nuclear power, the head of the International ..
News 30 Apr 2019
Maintaining a one-quarter share of nuclear capacity in the 2050 electricity mix will help decarbonise the economy and support jobs and economic growth in the ..
News 29 Apr 2019
Central and eastern European countries are preparing to work closely with the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation to prolong the operation of their Soviet-era nuclear ..
News 25 Apr 2019
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
France’s environment minister François de Rugy set out on Wednesday a roadmap for phasing out coal power in the country by 2022 ..
News 3 Apr 2019
An upcoming EU ban on one of the world’s most widely used fungicides has been condemned by farmers’ groups, but broadly welcomed by environmentalists ..
News 2 Apr 2019
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) says that the country’s goal of a non-toxic environment will not be achievable under existing policy and plans ..
News 1 Apr 2019