Environmental Policy News in the EU
Environmental Crime Threatens Europe’s Last Pristine Forests and Iconic Wildlife
A new UN report warns that illegal logging, illegal caviar trade, mass-killing of wild birds and ...
Unacceptable rise in catch quota for bluefin tuna! WWF protests
WWF is deeply disappointed with ICCAT’s decision to drastically increase catch quotas for bluefin ...
River revolution in Europe as France launches largest dam removal project on the continent
With thousands of proposed dams threatening Europe’s few remaining free flowing rivers, France’s ...
Renewables can increase to 61% of electricity mix in 2030, well above current targets, and at lower cost.
New analysis shows how cheap renewables and flexible demand could replace more than half of ...
Poland ordered to pay 100,000 euro/day if it continues to destroy Bialowieza forest
Today, the EU Court of Justice decided to impose a daily penalty of EUR 100,000 on Poland if the ...
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
Progress has been made on increasing climate ambition up to 2020 and beyond, but 2018 will be key ...
Phasing out coal, powering a sustainable future
It is time for the European Union to follow suit.
EU Parliament calls for EU agriculture and budget to better protect biodiversity
Today the European Parliament voted a resolution, supporting the EU Commission’s Action Plan for ...
New report: Juncker Plan backs billions in fossil fuels and carbon-heavy infrastructure
The EU is set to continue a funding tool that in last two years has lent billions of euros for ...
WWF celebrates 'first step toward decarbonization' as Italy aims to phase out coal by 2025
Coal phase out in Italy: Statement by Mariagrazia Midulla, Head of Climate and Energy, WWF-Italy