New EU requirements to make household appliances greener have been broadly welcomed by consumer groups, although a trade body has described some of the rules ..
News 1 Oct 2019
The European Commission’s energy union vice-president has set out new proposals governing the sustainability of batteries placed on the EU market, in an effort to ..
News 26 Sep 2019
Extending the three-year average working life span of mobile phones in the EU by a single year could save two million tonnes in CO2 emissions ..
News 18 Sep 2019
The Belgian government should have conducted a full environmental impact assessment before legislating to upgrade and continue operating two nuclear reactors that were slated for ..
News 30 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
The Finnish presidency has urged member states and the next European Commission to develop the next phase of the EU’s circular economy strategy to help ..
News 12 Jul 2019
Document Watch 12 Jul 2019 External Content
The French government has described as a “world first” planned sweeping measures to tackle waste and boost recycling ..
News 11 Jul 2019
WebNews 24 Jun 2019 External Content
Iceland’s four largest emitters of carbon dioxide will explore a technique for capturing and permanently locking away the gas in basalt rock as part of ..
News 24 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
Technical rules on waste incineration could end up allowing operators to escape tighter emissions limits by adding biomass waste to their fuel mix, the European ..
News 14 Jun 2019
The European Commission is increasingly interested in consumer behaviour as a vital factor in energy savings and CO2 emission reductions, a senior official has said ..
News 11 Jun 2019
WebNews 23 May 2019 External Content
- Climate,EU's Circular Economy
Even the most energy intensive industries in Europe can cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by mid-century without ruining their competitiveness, according to a ..
News 25 Apr 2019
The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019