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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.
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.
An impressive data collection on how plastic production and waste has rocket-soared in the last 40 years, by Our World in Data.
An exclusive analysis of over 100 million meteorological data points shows that every major city in Europe is warmer in the 21st century than it was in the 20th. Subarctic regions, Andalusia and southern Romania are most affected.
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 annual report on the quality of bathing areas, as reported by the 28 EU Member States, Albania and Switzerland, comes with an interactive map showing the pollution level on 22 000+ beaches across Europe.