The European Parliament today voted in favour of freezing the implementation of the EU emissions trading scheme for non-intra EU flights (1). The Greens regretted the measure, which will undermine… Retrograde freezing of aviation ETS will do nothing to improve chances of global deal
In 2010 the Canadian Arctic experienced its warmest year on record. At the end of 2012, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that the Arctic Sea ice is at record… The Arctic melt conference: A wake up call, NOT a business opportunity!
The European Commission today presented a green paper on plastic waste but legislation aimed at clamping down on one-use plastic bags, which was meant to accompany it, has unfortunately been… Plastic waste strategy overshadowed by unfortunate delay of plastic bag law
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The European Parliament today voted on proposals to revise EU rules on noise from vehicles. The Greens criticised the outcome of the vote, after centre-right MEPs backed amendments to weaken… Centre-right MEPs back noisy car lobby and weaken draft EU rules
The European Parliament's environment committee today voted on proposals to revise EU rules on noise from vehicles. While the Greens were in favour of even tougher rules, the outcome of… Car noise – MEPs take timid step to muffle vehicle noise in spite of industry lobbying
Commenting on outcome of the UN climate summit in Doha (COP18), Green climate spokesperson Satu Hassi, who was part of the official European Parliament delegation to the talks, said: “The… Climate talks continue to sleepwalk, as EU climate diplomacy stutters