It would be impractical and unnecessary for the EU to ban the burning of whole trees as a renewable fuel source, climate and energy commissioner ..
News 16 Jan 2018
The European Commission has put on ice plans to issue legal guidance on whether the products of new plant breeding techniques should be subject to ..
News 15 Jan 2018
Agriculture ministers agreed to increase the number of fish subject to maximum sustainable yield by nine to 54, bringing the EU closer to its 2020 ..
News 13 Dec 2017
New European rules on the production and marketing of organic produce are set to take effect in January 2021 after national governments endorsed on Monday ..
News 20 Nov 2017
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Food systems have to be aligned with environmental sustainability and the focus shifted from downstream recovery to cutting oversupply, said a study on Thursday by ..
News 16 Nov 2017
The City of Paris aims to cut its carbon footprint by 80% and be 100% powered by renewables by 2050. The goals were set as ..
News 10 Nov 2017
The Swedish government is to set up a chemical substitution centre at the state-owned RISE research centre in Borås to help smaller companies to replace ..
News 8 Nov 2017
- Climate,COP23: call to action
Action by subnational governments to cut CO2 emissions has not moved fast enough to take up some of the slack as central governments struggle to ..
News 2 Nov 2017
Environmental groups are calling on MEPs to push for tighter rules on the burning of trees and unsorted waste to generate ostensibly renewable energy ..
News 18 Oct 2017
Members of the Carpathian Convention vowed to increase cooperation on climate change and sustainable agriculture adding a new article and a protocol to the document ..
News 13 Oct 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
A new tax approved by the Valencian regional parliament in September will “fatten up the tourist industry” rather than raise revenue for investment in environmental ..
News 11 Oct 2017
- Chemicals,Markets & Corporate,Nature
Inadequate diets and environmental impacts resulting from modern food systems are making people sick and costing billions, a report has warned ..
News 9 Oct 2017
Eighty five per cent of free trade agreements contain provisions to protect the environment, a team of researchers has found ..
News 28 Sep 2017
More than 190 scientists have urged European lawmakers to abandon an approach to EU forestry legislation that would 'threaten biodiversity, increase net CO2 and encourage ..
News 25 Sep 2017
The EU has ‘no clear plan’ for meeting the UN’s 2020 sustainable development goals it signed up to two years ago, NGOs warned on Monday ..
News 25 Sep 2017