PRESS RELEASE: NPP Ostrovets: No va-banque game at our borders!

PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, 11th of February 2020 – Brussels NPP Ostrovets: No va-banque game at our borders!   The European Parliament has just adopted by a large majority a resolution on the Belarusian nuclear power plant Ostrovets. Located only 20 km from the EU border and 45 km from the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, the nuclear […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Give us the eco-design for chemical products!

PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, 4th of February 2021 – Brussels Give us the eco-design for chemical products!   The European Environment Agency EEA has just published a briefing on safe and sustainable products. The EEA calls for a new approach for the design of chemicals to meet the requirements of the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Environmental Agency: Renewable energies reduce environmental impact

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 18th of January 2020 – Brussels European Environmental Agency: Renewable energies reduce environmental impact The European Environment Agency (EEA) has just published a study on the environmental impact of the increasing use of renewable energies. For this purpose, the EEA conducted a detailed environmental assessment for the years 2005 to 2018. Air […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Medicines Agency EMA authorises first Covid-19 vaccine

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 21st o December 2020 – Brussels European Medicines Agency EMA authorises first Covid-19 vaccine    The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has just issued its recommendation for the release of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine under a one-year conditional marketing authorisation, which requires a more rigorous testing procedure. Following the EMA’s recommendation, the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New European TEN-E Regulation: No more money for climate-damaging gas infrastructure projects!

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, 15th of December 2020 – Brussels New European TEN-E Regulation: No more money for climate-damaging gas infrastructure projects! This afternoon, the European Commission presents its proposal for a newly revised Trans-European Network for Energy (TEN-E). This EU regulation sets criteria for cross-border infrastructure projects in the EU by defining which projects of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EU Summit – Member States aim to declare nuclear power as sustainable

PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, 10th of December 2020 – Brussels EU Summit: Member States aim to declare  nuclear power as sustainable    The European heads of state and government are currently meeting in Brussels. Their position on the European climate target 2030 is being eagerly awaited. France and the Visegrad countries in particular are using the […]

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PRESS RELEASE:UN report „Emissions Gap Report 2020“: We are heading towards a global warming of more than 3 degrees

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 9th December 2020 – Brussels   UN report „Emissions Gap Report 2020“: We are heading towards a global warming of more than 3 degrees   The new “Emissions Gap Report” of the United Nations has just been published. According to this report, humanity is currently heading for a world that will be […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EEA report: Hope for European climate and energy targets

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 30th of November 2020 – Brussels EEA report: Hope for European climate and energy targets Today the European Environment Agency (EEA) presented its trend report on climate and energy targets in Europe. One positive aspect is that already in 2019, emissions were lowered by four percent compared to the previous year. Many […]

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PRESS RELEASE: The European parliament must protect children consistently against dangerous acrylamide!

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 – Brussels The European parliament must protect children consistently against dangerous acrylamide!   The European Parliament will vote today in the plenary session on an objection to the establishment of maximum residue limits for the pollutant acrylamide. Acrylamide develops, if carbohydrate-rich food is strongly heated up. It is carcinogenic, […]

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Press Release: Climate policy: European Parliament votes for far-reaching measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in maritime shipping

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 16th of September 2020 – Brussels Climate policy: European Parliament votes for far-reaching measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in maritime shipping  The European Parliament has just adopted by a large majority the proposal to amend the regulation on monitoring CO2 emissions from maritime transport (“MRV Regulation”). In the future, shipping companies […]

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