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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.
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.
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”.
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.
Zero pollution: Commission consults citizens and stakeholders on the “polluter pays” principle
The European Commission has launched an open public consultation to gather views and evidence from citizens and interested parties on the implementation of the "polluter pays" principle in the EU.
European environment and health atlas goes live — check your place
How is the air quality where you live, what about noise levels or the number of green spaces and quality of the nearest bathing water sites?
Zero pollution: EU advocates for sound management of chemicals and waste at UN environmental conventions meeting
From 1 to 12 May, the EU will participate in the meeting of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions in Geneva.
Zero Pollution: EU reaffirms pledges at UN Water Conference
The UN Water Conference was held in March 2023. Find out more about the urgent call for global action on water resilience and security and the EU’s commitments presented at the conference here.
Zero Pollution: enabling sustainable choices and ending greenwashing
In March 2023, the European Commission proposed common criteria against greenwashing and misleading environmental claims. Find more information here!
New EU report calls for stronger action on noise pollution
In March 2023, the European Commission published a report on the implementation of the Environmental Noise Directive calling for stronger action for noise reduction by EU Member States. Find more information here!