The European Chemicals Agency has added seven substances of very high concern and updated the entry for bisphenol-A, as the list of SVHCs hits 181 ..
News 15 Jan 2018
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
The European Commission is planning to introduce an EU-wide plastics tax to reduce pollution and boost revenues, budget commissioner Günther Oettinger said on Wednesday ..
News 10 Jan 2018
The European Chemicals Agency is considering restricting the use of four forms of organophosphate flame retardant in baby products and residential furniture, and has issued ..
News 13 Dec 2017
The European Commission intends to abolish the system of ‘greening’ payments made directly to farmers in exchange for environmental protection measures ..
News 29 Nov 2017
The Commission has approved the new capacity mechanism for the jointly operated Irish and Northern Irish electricity market ahead of the first auction of capacity ..
News 27 Nov 2017
Europe-based supermarkets, logistics and transport companies are having to reduce their use of climate-changing refrigerant gases as countries including Germany and UK ratify a key ..
Analysis 22 Nov 2017
Germany‘s law allowing tenants to benefit from solar photovoltaic panels installed on the rooftop was cleared on Monday by the European Commission under EU state ..
News 22 Nov 2017
Estonia and Luxembourg have signed an agreement on the “statistical transfer of renewable energy amounts” that will help the latter meet its binding 2020 renewable ..
News 14 Nov 2017
Border tariffs should be applied to prevent countries outside the EU from gaining a competitive advantage by eschewing climate policies that increase costs for manufacturers ..
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,Markets & Corporate,COP23: call to action
Carbon trading lobbies have urged the UN to agree accounting and trading rules that would enable the transfer of credits between emissions trading schemes, ahead ..
Analysis 3 Nov 2017
The Dutch government will use a “modernisation of the tax system” to deliver on its pledge to green and decarbonise the country’s economy ..
News 2 Nov 2017
A wide coalition of environmental organisations launched on Thursday a concerted campaign calling for a European coal phaseout by 2030, and issued a five-point policy ..
News 2 Nov 2017
A legal dispute over a support scheme for renewables is threatening more than a hundred small hydro projects in Italy that had been declared eligible ..
News 1 Nov 2017
Prosthetics have been used for hundreds of years but for much of that time had little technological development. That is all changing… ..
Comment 27 Oct 2017