8 February 2016

New figures uncover the hidden truth behind ‘green’ rural development funding

Analysis (1) carried out by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and BirdLife Europe has revealed a one billion euro (2) fall in the actual amount of […]
22 March 2016

115 NGOs call for major review of EU food & farming policy

CAP needs root-and-branch change   115 leading environmental, health, and social NGOs are calling on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to initiate an in-depth review of […]
22 March 2016

World Water Day: farming and hydro projects leave EU countries’ water stressed

On #WorldWaterDay (22 March), the deadline for EU Member States to submit their Second River Basin Management Plans to the European Commission, the EEB is warning […]
22 March 2016

115 environmental, health, and social NGOs call for major review of EU food & farming policy

CAP needs root-and-branch change As the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) conference kicks off in Brussels today, 115 leading environmental, health, and social NGOs […]
20 April 2016

Toxic hormone disrupter approved for use

The REACH Committee has today approved the proposal by the European Commission to grant authorisation to Vinyloop Ferrara, Stena Recycling and Plastic Planet to use the […]
21 April 2016

EEB calls on EU to deliver on Paris climate agreement

Statement by Jeremy Wates, Secretary General of the European Environmental Bureau, regarding the signing of the Paris Agreement by world leaders in New York, on 22 […]
25 April 2016

EEB statement on 30th anniversary of Chernobyl

Statement by Jeremy Wates, EEB Secretary General, on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster (26 April 1986): Last week world leaders met in New York to […]
26 April 2016

Civil society demands action, not words, on nanotechnology

NGOs, consumer groups and research organisations [1] have expressed disappointment with the European Commission’s continuing failure to propose adequate measures for the collection and publication of […]
20 May 2016

EEB and partners highlight fossil fuel pollution on anti-Chevron day

On the occasion of the 3rd international day of action against Chevron on 21 May, a new map has been added to the Atlas of Environmental Justice (EJAtlas) […]
24 May 2016

EEB reaction to ITRE energy efficiency vote

The successful vote of the European Parliament industry (ITRE) Committee today has amplified the strong voice for more energy efficiency in Europe and a strengthened Energy […]
30 May 2016

EEB reaction to UNEA-2

As the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) drew to a close in Nairobi in the small hours of Saturday morning (28 May), […]
2 June 2016

EEB reaction to draft waste reports

A suite of new EU laws to turn waste into gold The march towards a circular economy in Europe stepped up a gear today as rules […]
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