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 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
Ireland’s gas grid operator and research institute NUI Galway have secured EU funding for a renewable gas-based project to lead what they call a “transport ..
News 12 Jan 2018
The European Parliament’s environment committee rejected on Thursday a motion calling for a ban on the endocrine disrupting chemical bisphenol-A in food packaging ..
News 11 Jan 2018
The European Parliament’s environment committee could call for an outright ban on the use of bisphenol-A in plastic food packaging when it votes on Thursday ..
News 9 Jan 2018
- Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Current EU renewable energy policy encourages incineration instead of recycling by offering financial incentives for generating energy from residual waste ..
Comment 9 Jan 2018
Current proposals on bioenergy threaten the EU’s ability to meet its international commitments to cut CO2 emissions, Green MEPs warned on Tuesday, a week ahead ..
News 9 Jan 2018
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched a consultation on proposals to ban around 200 highly fluorinated chemicals within the European Union ..
News 20 Dec 2017
Energy ministers agreed on Monday after gruelling talks that the EU should derive at least 27% of its energy from sustainable sources by 2030 ..
News 19 Dec 2017
Government delegates have endorsed a revised set of criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors in pesticides but shelved a vote on an EC proposal to ban ..
News 13 Dec 2017
The European Commission rejected on Tuesday a demand in a citizens' petition for a total ban on glyphosate use in Europe but agreed to address ..
News 12 Dec 2017
Proposed guidelines from EU regulators would make it “impossible” to identify a substance as an endocrine disruptor in the near term “even if there is ..
News 8 Dec 2017
Environmental groups have called for tighter controls on endocrine disrupting pesticides and an outright ban on neonicotinoids blamed for decimating bee populations ..
News 6 Dec 2017
The European Parliament’s industry and energy committee agreed on Tuesday that 35% of energy consumed in the EU should come from renewable sources by 2030 ..
News 28 Nov 2017