Stricter European Union regulation of toxic chemicals is being jeopardised by corporate lobbying.
New European air laws can save lives and help the climate. A key vote takes place in the European Parliament today.
Firefighter numbers have been cut, when investment—especially in prevention—is key to stemming Europe’s wildfires.
A proposed EU regulation on methane emissions must be strengthened, not diluted, to address a planet on fire.
The ban on deep-sea mining risks losing its traction—and Europe is divided on the issue.
The movement is adapting its strategy to advocate for social climate policies.
Europe faces many challenges on the road to climate neutrality. Broad civil-society involvement is crucial for getting there.
Labour must not follow the Tories downwards, Paul Mason writes, as they grasp at electoral straws.
The EU aims to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 55 per cent by 2030. It must make strategic choices to realise 90 per cent by 2040.
The EU Nature Restoration Law has been saved but with its ambition deeply eroded—negotiators must restore its aspirations.
The ecosystem is a global public good. Partisan European divisions on the nature-restoration law cannot be justified.
The June summit promised to catalyse a revolution in climate finance but concluded without a single firm commitment.
Key to Europe’s future energy security is rebuilding Ukraine’s Infrastructure with renewable energy.
To scale up, the EU needs clear pathways for clean-energy supply chains in mining and manufacturing.
Making the global food system more sustainable and equitable is hugely complex and involves difficult trade-offs.
Russia’s war on Ukraine creates momentum for a breakthrough in adopting ecocide as an international crime.
Equating circularity with narrowing and slowing lets virtually all businesses join the bandwagon.
CEE countries have large wind and solar potential. Greening power supplies would also reduce prices.
The EU needs to redouble efforts to build coalitions and form alliances with key states—especially in the global south.
The World Circular Economy Forum meets today in Helsinki—construction is one of the biggest challenges.
If it holds on to ‘green growth’ and tight fiscal constraints, the EU will be unable to negotiate a just transition.