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 Parliament today voted overwhelmingly to adopt legislation that exempts flights in and out of the European Economic Area from the EU emissions trading system until ..
News 12 Dec 2017
EU institutions may have to wait until late 2018 to debate rules for the CORSIA global aviation emissions trading scheme, which critics say undermines obligations ..
News 11 Dec 2017
The EU will take on new powers over national car type approval authorities under draft legislation agreed between member state governments and European parliament representatives ..
News 7 Dec 2017
The auto industry is calling for a common European approach to vehicle access regulations and for the European Commission to provide analysis of city schemes ..
News 6 Dec 2017
The gradual replacement of older diesel cars with new models meeting Euro 6 standards could deliver the same air quality improvements as replacing them with ..
News 4 Dec 2017
- Climate,Transport,Waste & Resources
Iceland plans to raise carbon taxes by 50% immediately as part of a raft of new environmental measures announced by the country’s incoming government on ..
News 1 Dec 2017
European aircraft maker Airbus was given special privileges by the Commission in determining the 28-nation bloc’s position at the UN’s aviation body (ICAO), according to ..
News 29 Nov 2017
Iceland’s environment ministry finally fulfilled this week a legal obligation to publish a 12-year national air pollution control programme aiming to reduce untimely deaths ..
News 24 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
Under the International Energy Agency’s most optimistic forecast of 280 million electric cars on the world’s roads by 2040, the impact would still represent less ..
News 20 Nov 2017
A strong majority of the German population is prepared to use cars less often, support cleaner public transport and even entertain introducing speed limits on ..
News 15 Nov 2017
The UN aviation agency has agreed criteria for sustainable biofuels while discussing details of a planned global emissions offsetting scheme in a closed meeting of ..
News 13 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