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
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
- 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
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Parties to the Rotterdam Convention have agreed to establish a compliance mechanism on importing hazardous chemicals, 15 years after the convention came into force ..
News 10 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
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
- General Policy,Brexit and the EU
The draft EU withdrawal agreement risks undermining European environmental protections by allowing the UK to lower its standards without repercussions, a new report has warned ..
News 26 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
European agriculture ministers have handed the European Commission a mandate to develop a post-2020 EU forest strategy and to step up EU action against deforestation ..
News 16 Apr 2019
- Climate,Paris Agreement,2019 European Elections
France will continue its opposition to trade talks with the US on the basis that it is not committed to the Paris climate agreement, despite ..
News 12 Apr 2019
- General Policy,Nature,Brexit and the EU
Allowing the UK access to the single market after Brexit without aligning its environmental protections risks empowering member states to call for other national exemptions, ..
News 10 Apr 2019
The EU should pause negotiations for a free trade agreement with the Mercosur bloc until Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro renews his country's commitment to the ..
News 10 Apr 2019