The International Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution has agreed on a draft that will be the basis for further negotiations in April.
In episode 6, Euronews looks into the issue of air pollution in European cities and tracks down potential solutions.
Issue 612: Researchers have developed a framework for evaluating technologies that reduce marine plastic pollution.
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is delivering an Opinion on new EU soil legislation, focusing on local and regional actions. Here we interview the rapporteur for this Opinion, Frida Nilsson, CoR member for Lidköping Municipality, Sweden.
The Commission has adopted measures restricting the use of microplastics under the EU chemical legislation REACH. These measures support the Zero Pollution Action Plan 2030 target to reduce microplastics released into the environment by 30%.
Issue 607: In 2019, exposure to small particle air pollution (PM2.5) caused one-fifth of the global burden of neonatal disorders. New research suggests the impact from ambient (outdoor) pollution is rising – especially in lesser developed regions.
Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal to revise the Mercury Regulation to protect EU citizens and the environment from toxic mercury.
On 27 June 2023, the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform (ZPSP) hosted the first in a series of Zero Pollution Talks. This first event was on "Zero Pollution & the European Year of Skills".
Today, new requirements for the safe reuse of treated wastewater in agricultural irrigation become the norm across most of the European Union.
European Commission and UN Environment Programme agree to join forces to maintain the global momentum of green transition
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) have agreed to strengthen their partnership for successful environmental multilateralism to address the triple planetary crisis.