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In Europe, 4.2 per cent of the surface is artificialized by humans. The EU's objective is to halt all new artificialization of land by 2050, but the deadline seems a long way off.
If the EU is serious about the environment, it can no longer ignore the connection between animal farming and carbon emissions. No wonder a growing number of Europeans are turning vegetarians or even vegans.
Since some of the world’s largest gas reserves were discovered in Cyprus, the island has been coveted by fossil-fuel giants. The situation is burdening delicate negotiations on reunification.
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.
Excess diesel emissions produce a tiny portion of harmful dusts. Yet, they cause dozens of deaths in Europe’s highly populated road traffic hotspots.
The latest report by the European Environment Agency predicts that Europe will not achieve its 2030 climate and energy targets "without urgent action during the next 10 years".
Mediapart dug into newly released data from the French Agency for Biodiversity to understand where pesticides end up in France at a local level.
Novelties are in the air for this week's European Council: Charles Michel will preside it for the first time, the gender balance will slightly improve, and it will probably be the last Council in which the UK takes part. Some novelties are expected also in terms of policy proposals.
In tourist areas across Europe, the waste generated by tourism is managed by recycling and disposal systems that are often inefficient, as data collected in various European countries reveals
The first of its kind, a new study quantifies the volume of European shipping companies’ greenhouse gas emissions. Despite being among the most polluting companies, European fleets are under no obligation to reduce their emissions.