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Thousands of dams are planned for the rivers and streams of south-eastern Europe, and their environmental and social impact could prove devastating.
The new caps for CO2 emissions approved by the member states are ambitious, though not enough to counter the current trend in global warming.
In all of EU countries Earth Overshoot Day – the date when all of the inhabitants have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year – falls before 1 August, except for Romania.
The “European plastic strategy” is moving forward in Brussels. While certain member states are already doing well, many trail behind.
The European Union (EU) has set its climate change mitigation objective for 2020, committing itself to reduce its Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 20 percent compared with 1990 levels.
Due to pollution, the majority of European rivers, lakes, and estuaries fall below the minimum environmental standards, a report by the European Environment Agency reveals.
In Évora the temperature rose by almost one degree. Cities in Nordic countries, Eastern Europe and Southern Spain warmed the most.
Global warming has reached Germany: everywhere the temperature is rising. We reveal which regions have recorded the strongest increases.
Since the beginning of the 21st century, the average temperature in eleven Bulgarian cities has increased by more than one degree compared to the average temperature throughout the 20th century.
Every year, about 10,000 people across Europe die prematurely because of diesel car emissions exceeding limits