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
Environmental groups have called for an immediate ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic as scientists sound the alarm over rapidly rising temperatures ..
News 19 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
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
Tackling marine plastic litter will require the world’s leading economies to scale up improvements to waste management and product design, G20 environment and energy ministers ..
News 17 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
Cruise ships emit far more harmful sulphur oxides (SOx) around Europe's coast than its entire passenger car fleet combined, campaigners have warned ..
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
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
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
UN talks on regulating the massive environmental impact of shipping have made slow progress on many of the main issues, including speed restrictions for ships ..
News 17 May 2019
Besides polluting land and sea, worldwide growth in the use of plastic could jeopardise the Paris Agreement goal of halting global warming, a report suggests ..
News 15 May 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 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