The European Commission has threatened Britain with court action and hundreds of millions of pounds in fines for persistently breaching EU limits on air pollution.
EXCLUSIVE / Germany, the EU’s most influential country and its leading recycler, has called for recycling targets in the European Commission’s Circular Economy package of green laws to be scrapped.
The burning of petroleum in transport, despite its contribution to climate change, is a choice made by customers in a society that runs on liquid fuel, John Cooper has said. … Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE/ EU rules to protect birdlife and habitats – under threat from a review driven by the European Commission’s ‘better regulation’ strategy – are fit for purpose, according to leaked … Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE / The Belgian government has failed to protect workers in Brussels’ EU quarter from deadly traffic fumes, according to legal action filed against it by the European Commission.
EXCLUSIVE / Weaknesses in the oversight of the European Union’s forestry sector has exposed it to the risk of being used to game government climate commitments and scoop up millions … Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE/ Adidas, Puma, Aldi, and Commerzbank are among more than 30 German business giants demanding an overhaul of EU climate and energy policy after Saturday’s landmark deal (12 December) to limit … Continue reading
“It’s like a European Council summit on drugs that goes on for weeks,” one flustered delegate at the UN Climate Change Conference told your reporter last week.