The European Commission has begun an evaluation of the effectiveness of the EU law on substances that deplete the ozone layer, the ODS Regulation, which ..
News 17 Jul 2017
Document Watch 20 Jun 2017 External Content
Reforms are needed to avoid the problem of noise from urban heating and cooling equipment, according to the German environment agency UBA ..
News 14 Mar 2017
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Hundreds of companies have committed to installing only new equipment with natural or alternative refrigerants with low global warming potential as part of international efforts ..
News 7 Oct 2016
The EU is gradually phasing down ozone-depleting substances such as hydrofluorocarbons, with consumption in 2015 hitting its lowest point for 10 years, according to the ..
News 19 Sep 2016
A group of developed countries, including the EU, the US and Australia, have proposed reducing their production and use of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% by 2036 ..
News 25 Jul 2016
Negotiators have overcome a major roadblock in the Montreal Protocol talks to agree the basic principles covering financial aid for developing countries to reduce their reliance ..
News 18 Jul 2016
Emissions from the global aviation sector will continue to rise in spite of the offset-based system proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization, according to ..
News 1 Jul 2016
Document Watch 16 Jun 2016 External Content
Divisions between EU and developing countries over how the latter should be supported as they reduce hydrofluorocarbons emerged during a recent preliminary meeting, ENDS has ..
News 11 Apr 2016
Noise limits should not be set at EU level, the railway industry has said. But NGOs are in favour of the introduction of such limits ..
News 7 Apr 2016
The European Commission is consulting on the effectiveness of the 2002 Environmental Noise Directive, including whether EU noise limits or targets are needed ..
News 5 Jan 2016
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