10 March 2020

Opportunity or disaster? Commission set to launch new EU Industrial Strategy

The European Commission will today publish its new industrial strategy, a unique opportunity for transformational change to the manufacturing sector in the EU. Ahead of the […]
9 September 2020

New tracking tool maps the reality of industrial pollution in Europe

With national governments and the EU failing to report crucial information, a new NGO database shows what plants are playing by the rules. Italy emerges as […]
1 April 2022

New EU laws on industrial pollution not fit for zero pollution ambition

The proposal for the review of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) reveals significant steps forward. Yet the Commission jeopardises the progress achieved by leaving significant loopholes […]
14 November 2022

EPP draft report waters down key industrial pollution prevention rules

Today’s released report on the revision of EU industrial pollution laws by Member of the European Parliament Radan Kanev, from the conservative EPP group, is another […]
1 February 2023

EU green industrial plans must be better, not just bigger

The EU’s green subsidy scheme for ‘clean technologies’ unveiled today as a response to the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) must go beyond subsidies to challenge […]
16 March 2023

The EU will not become a green industry front-runner through deregulation, NGOs say

Today, the Commission published two crucial legislative proposals to support the clean technology industry and gain independence in the race to net-zero. Yet the shortcuts taken […]
21 November 2023

European Parliament unravels net-zero industrial policy with costly giveaways and a new attack on nature

The European Parliament today voted on a Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) that supports the interests of a long list of industries rather than prioritising climate […]
29 November 2023

The EU indulges the largest industrial polluters with new emissions rules

On 28 November, the EU institutions reached a frustrating final agreement on the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED), a crucial piece of legislation regulating environmental and health […]
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