2 October 2019

A European Green Deal and the 8th Environment Action Programme – 10 October 2019

The European Green Deal is a major opportunity to respond to the triple existential threats from the climate crisis, biodiversity catastrophe and risks from chemical pollution. […]
24 September 2019

Report launch – Destination Climate Neutrality

Destination Climate Neutrality brings together leading recommendations of think tanks, scientists, thought leaders and NGOs to offer a policy blueprint for how best to propel Europe […]
10 September 2019

EU ready for Green Deal as von der Leyen appoints new Commissioners

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has highlighted the importance of EU environmental action by creating a new role of Executive Vice President for the […]
16 July 2019

Ursula von der Leyen puts environment first for EU

Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as European Commission President after winning MEPs’ votes with a bold vision for a greener Europe. Von der Leyen […]
8 July 2019

Decoupling debunked: Why green growth is not enough

Is economic growth compatible with ecological sustainability? A new report shows that efforts to decouple economic growth from environmental harm, known as ‘green growth’, have not […]
13 June 2019

Europe’s failure to stamp out inequalities

Despite the European Union’s commitment to leave no one behind, millions of people in Europe are falling victim to widening inequalities, a major EU-wide report concludes. […]
11 June 2019

Open letter to EU leaders: Our sustainable future must start now

Dear EU Heads of State and Government, Society expects adults to educate children but it is our kids who are schooling the grown-ups, with their regular […]
9 May 2019

EU leaders fail to commit to common climate action at key summit, NGOs say

EU leaders gathered in Sibiu, Romania, today to discuss the future of Europe ahead of this month’s European elections. The 28 heads of state agreed on […]
7 May 2019

European Elections 2019

Want to find out more about the European Elections and what we’re asking from MEP candidates? Our 2019 Elections hub is now live at eeb.org/eu2019 There […]
6 May 2019

Sustainability and Wellbeing Pact: The climate is right for radical change

The European Union’s fixation on economic stability and growth is leading us in the direction of ecological instability and collapse. That is why the EU needs […]
2 May 2019

ECJ backing of ‘investment courts’ places multinationals above citizens

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has concluded that including a so-called Investment Court System in the EU-Canada free-trade agreement is “compatible with EU law” – […]
24 April 2019

Locking citizens out of environmental decision making is a threat to democracy – report highlights problems across the EU

Restrictions placed on civil society are dangerous for both our democracies and our environment. A new report by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) reveals examples of […]