The EU requires a new strategy for the Arctic to take into account the “dramatic” changes the region is undergoing, a top EU diplomat has ..
News 14 Oct 2019
A ban on heavy fuel oils in the Arctic could be in place by 2023, the campaign group Clean Arctic Alliance indicated in Reykjavik this ..
News 11 Oct 2019
- Chemicals,Products,General Policy
Agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has acknowledged a lack of funding in Europe to help bioeconomy start-ups scale their operations beyond the pilot phase ..
News 9 Oct 2019
Fresh reforms to the EU emissions trading scheme could be necessary if governments agree to increase the bloc’s 2030 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions ..
News 8 Oct 2019
Companies that derive 10% or more of their revenue from oil exploration or processing should be excluded from an EU 'Paris-Aligned Benchmark', an EU expert ..
News 30 Sep 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Paris Agreement
World leaders must find the political will to 'change the rules of the international economic game' to tackle the environmental and climate emergency effectively, according ..
News 26 Sep 2019
Finland’s environment ministry is seeking regional partners in a plan to use gypsum to reduce fertiliser run-off from fields into the Baltic Sea by as ..
News 17 Sep 2019
European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
No new EU trade agreement will pass through the European Parliament unless it is designed to reduce the climate and environmental impact of international commerce, ..
News 3 Sep 2019
- Climate,Transport,Paris Agreement
Environmental groups have criticised the one-page declaration issued by G7 leaders for failing to mention climate change, despite a separate pledge of aid to counter ..
News 27 Aug 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
French researchers have revealed a threefold increase in litter at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea since the 1990s ..
News 1 Aug 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) last week firmly refuted media reports that it has proposed closing artificial turf pitches as part of its efforts to ..
News 30 Jul 2019
Governments are not on course to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals, a set of UN targets agreed in 2015, according to a raft of ..
News 19 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy
The European Investment Bank and five national development banks have agreed to invest €10 billion over the next five years to accelerate the EU's transition ..
News 18 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
Europe’s transition to a sustainable society will require specific policies and targets to address key sectors such as transport, textiles, buildings and food, Finnish officials ..
News 17 Jul 2019