Environment

Europe drifts from its goals 

Thursday 14 June 2018 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Despite setting ambitious targets for reducing CO2 emissions, the EU’s carbon footprint increased last year.


Mapping coal plants

Thursday 07 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Carbon Brief has mapped the past, present and future of all the world’s coal-fired power stations.


Member states not committing enough to fight biodiversity loss

Sunday 29 April 2018 | VoxEurop

A new report published on 26 April by BirdLife Europe, WWF, European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Friends of the Earth Europe, shows that 18 European governments assessed are not implementing nature protection rules as they should. 


Where are the densest square kilometer in every EU country?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | VoxEurop

The top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country. 


A Balkan Dam Boom Imperils Europe’s Wildest Rivers

Friday 18 May 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The Balkan Peninsula faces a wave of thousands of hydroelectric projects that would block pristine, free-flowing rivers and cause major environmental damage altering the regional ecosystems.


Mapping the distance from urban centres

Monday 23 April 2018 | VoxEurop

This new global map developed by the Oxford University with the support of the JRC RoadLess Forest project shows how accessible cities are to people living around the world.


The green challenge for European cities 

Tuesday 05 June 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Regulating CO2 emissions and creating liveable urban spaces is a challenge for the future of the EU.


Białowieza: destructive logging in Polish Primeval Forest   in depth

Thursday 19 April 2018 | BiQdata

In 2017, the Polish government authorized the cutting of between 160,000 and 180,000 trees in the Białowieza Primeval Forest. A measure which the European Court of Justice considers an infringement of the EU’s Habitat Directive, requiring member states to take appropriate conservation measures for special areas.


How transports might jeopardize decarbonation in Europe

Monday 23 April 2018 | VoxEurop

Emissions have significantly decreased between 1990 and 2015 in the main carbon emitting sectors, electricity and heating. Meanwhile, transport saw an increase of 23 percent of its emissions.


International Trade in Natural Resources and Sustainability

Friday 09 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Resourcetrade.earth provides data about international trade in natural resources and the sustainability implications of such trade.