EU Green Week 2022 News (384)RSS
EU Green Week 2023: Delivering a net-zero world
EU Green Week 2023 is taking place from 3 to 11 June under the theme: Delivering a net-zero world.
EU calls for agreement on global rules to end plastic pollution
On Monday, the second high-level round of negotiations on the way to achieving a global treaty against plastic pollution starts in Paris. Commissioner Sinkevičius will represent the Commission at the high-level meeting organised by the United Nations.
Meet the applicant cities for the 2025 European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards
Several European cities are vying for the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards, demonstrating their commitment to sustainability and a healthier environment for their residents.
Climate change mitigation policies that reduce air pollution and promote healthy lifestyles could save over 2 million lives in England and Wales by 2050
Issue 600: A new modelling study highlights the health co-benefits of actions towards achieving the UK’s 2050 net zero targets.
Ship hull anti-fouling - are silicone-based coatings a viable, sustainable alternative to toxic, copper-based coatings in the Baltic Sea?
Issue 600: Biofouling of ship hulls with algae, moss animals and barnacles causes drag, increasing greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, whilst also raising the risk of invasive species being transported.
Baltic Sea shipping should avoid copper in antifouling paints and open-loop scrubbers to mitigate pollution
Issue 600: The semi-enclosed Baltic Sea suffers high levels of pollution. A new study highlights that mitigation must look to address hull coatings and devices that wash hazardous substances from ship exhausts into the water.
European Natura 2000 Award: call for top nature conservation initiatives open!
Today, on the International Biodiversity Day, the European Commission is launching the 2024 edition of the European Natura 2000 Award.
Episode 1, Water: New TV magazine explores green solutions to current crises
Today, in cooperation with Euronews, the EU is launching a new TV magazine: “The Road to Green”.
Celebrate Natura 2000 Day: go out and discover one of our 27 000 protected areas on Sunday 21 May!
On 21 May we celebrate European Natura 2000 Day. This day marks the creation, 31 years ago, of what is now the world’s largest network of protected areas. It offers a haven to Europe's most valuable and threatened species and habitats.
Circular economy: Faster progress needed to meet EU resource-efficiency targets, ensure sustainable use of materials and enhance strategic autonomy
The EU must continue its efforts to reduce consumption of materials and generation of waste to achieve a more circular economy according to the European Commission’s revised Circular Economy monitoring framework published today.