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
A draft trade agreement between the EU and South America’s Mercosur trade bloc has been met with a barrage of criticism from green groups over ..
News 1 Jul 2019
A chemical widely used in non-stick coatings has been added to the European Chemicals Agency list of substances of very high concern because of its ..
News 28 Jun 2019
Environment ministers want an early warning system for chemical risks, an action plan on endocrine disruptors, and an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ..
News 26 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 2019
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
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