Severe and prolonged drought events have affected Europe for more than two years and northern Africa for six years, causing water shortages and hampering vegetation growth.
The new law will align 2030 EU air quality standards more closely with the WHO global air quality guidelines.
The Commission and the European External Action service have launched the second edition of its #ForOurPlanet campaign, taking place from 19 February until 31 March.
The deal means that the last intentional remaining uses of the harmful chemical will be prohibited, for example, in dental amalgam.
An example where Green Capitals can contribute with their expertise and achieve more visibility is the yearly COP conference.
The Commission welcomed the provisional political deal reached between the European Parliament and Council on the Commission's proposal revising the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive.
The Commission has adopted new minimum hygiene standards for products that will make water safer to drink.
Mark your calendars for the continent's leading environmental conference organised in Brussels between 29-30 May.
Over 400 activities and events will be organised across the city throughout 2024, all aimed at raising awareness of the triple planetary crisis of pollution, biodiversity loss and climate change.
In episode 7, Euronews explores the efforts made by consumers, businesses and policymakers to tackle the throwaway culture.