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
- 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
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
Moving to a carbon-neutral economy while minimising social disruption will require a better funded and more coherent set of development and employment initiatives at an ..
News 8 Jul 2019
Germany, France, the UK and China are among 14 countries who have called for “fundamental, system-wide reorganisation” to halt biodiversity loss ..
News 3 Jul 2019
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 2019
- Energy,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Europe should by mid-century be routinely recycling used chemicals, while the industry itself should be running on renewable energy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, chemicals ..
News 25 Jun 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Proposed EU guidelines on how investors approach sustainable finance promise a major step forward in greening the financial sector ..
News 18 Jun 2019
EU reporting on sustainability should be brought in line with the UN's sustainable development goals and its own 2030 agenda, auditors have said ..
News 12 Jun 2019
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019