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 […]
7 January 2019

Ten green tests for Romania’s EU presidency

As Romania takes the helm of the EU’s rotating presidency for the next six months, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) assesses the challenges and opportunities ahead […]
26 November 2018

Green NGOs welcome environmental commitments in Brexit deal

After almost two years of negotiations, an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, and on the framework for the future EU-UK relationship, has been […]
6 September 2018

European elections 2019: put people and planet first, say major green NGOs

Major NGOs from the Green10 coalition are calling on political groups to put environmental protection and the well-being of people at the heart of their 2019 […]
18 June 2018

EU governments dust off rarely used treaty article to take Commission to task on environmental justice failings

EU Member States have today invoked a little-used treaty article to call on the European Commission to take steps to address the EU’s shortcomings when it […]
4 November 2017

Blockadia map reveals global rise of anti-fossil fuel blockades

A new interactive map shows the rise of Blockadia: the direct-action phenomenon of people putting their bodies in the way of fossil fuel projects.[1] In the […]
2 November 2017

Most EU countries failing to ensure effective access to industrial pollution information

More than half of the EU’s Member States are failing to share crucial information about highly-polluting activities effectively online.  Many are failing to meet even the minimum […]
15 September 2017

EU slammed for lack of respect for rule of law on environmental justice

A day after European Commission President Juncker declared the rule of law to be one of three principles that must anchor the European Union in his […]
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 […]