17 August 2017

The clock is ticking: new rules set deadline for dirty plants

The European Commission has today published new standards for Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations. Plants now have four years to […]
16 August 2017

New treaty’s entry into force set to curtail global mercury crisis, say NGOs

Today’s entry into force of the Minamata Convention establishes the first new multilateral environmental agreement in over a decade.  The Zero Mercury Working Group* has been […]
15 August 2017
City Tree in Skopje, Macedonia

Member in Focus: Eko-svest

EKO-SVEST (FYR of MACEDONIA) – Eko-svest is a non-profit citizen’s association established in 2002 in Skopje, Macedonia. Eko-svest supports and encourages civic awareness and active participation […]
1 August 2017

JOB VACANCY: EU Policy Director

This high profile position in the largest network of environmental citizens’ organisations in Europe offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be at the cutting edge […]
31 July 2017

New rules hasten end for Europe’s dirtiest power plants

Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations, will be forced to clean up or close down thanks to new EU rules adopted […]
28 July 2017

National governments must not use legal loopholes to hide failure on air quality

Nine EU Member States have asked the European Commission for permission to pollute above national limits set in EU law. Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, […]
20 July 2017

JOB VACANCY: Climate and Agriculture Project Assistant

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has a vacancy for a full time Climate and Agriculture Project Assistant, employed on a ‘Convention d’immersion professionnelle’ contract. Work will […]
20 July 2017

JOB VACANCY: Communications Assistant

The European Environmental Bureau is looking to recruit a Communications Assistant to help with the digital output of the organisation. We are looking for a highly […]
17 July 2017

The Switch July 2017

The latest edition of the EEB’s Global Policies and Sustainability Unit’s monthly newsletter ‘The Switch’ is now available. This issue includes: Editorial: Future of Europe: Commission unimaginative, […]
14 July 2017

Leading French and German NGOs tell Merkel and Macron: Don’t lose sight of Europe’s vision

‘Make sustainability the guiding principle of the EU’ is the core message of an open letter from European environmental groups to the German Chancellor and French […]
13 July 2017

Deutscher Naturschutzring (DNR)

DEUTSCHER NATURSCHUTZRING (DNR) – Founded in 1950, the German League for Nature and Environment (Deutscher Naturschutzring – DNR) is the umbrella organisation of 87 organisations working in […]
13 July 2017

Commission to face EU Court over authorisation of lead chromate in paint

The European Commission is facing a second court challenge for allowing a Canadian company to sell two dangerous chemicals used for road markings and painting industrial […]