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Cruise ships, tankers, and giant container ships run on heavy fuel oil. On a global scale, sea transport emits nearly a billion tonnes of CO2 each year: five times more than rail, four and a half times less than cars. How to achieve “zero carbon” in shipping by 2050?
A ban on trawling in reproduction areas brings fish stocks back to healthy levels. However, the Italian government is holding back impact assessments, forcing the European Commission to remove restrictions in the Strait of Otranto from the current Mediterranean plan.
A year after the largest storm in Italy’s living memory, we try to measure its impact. This was no isolated incident – European forests are being hit more violently than ever.
Heavy and polluting urban SUVs now represent 40% of new car sales worldwide.
Protected Planet is the most up to date and complete source of information on terrestrial and marine protected areas, managed by the United Nations' Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
Bulgarian companies import more and more garbage from abroad, but institutional weaknesses seem to offer some scope for circumventing the EU's strict environmental requirements. An investigation into this business.
The latest European Environment Agency report shows air is getting cleaner in Europe, but persistent pollution, especially in cities, still damages people’s health and the economy.
Volkswagen Group is much more successful in convincing Dieselgate-affected consumers to have the illegal defeat device removed from their car in Western Europe than in Eastern Europe.
Every year, about 10,000 people across Europe die prematurely because of diesel car emissions exceeding limits
Nine member states face fines if they don’t take steps to comply with the emission reduction they promised.