BRUSSELS More than 5,500 scientists have signed an open letter saying that Europe is facing a severe threat to its freshwater biodiversity and must do more to protect its rivers and lakes.
BRUSSELS European investors representing over six trillion euros in assets are calling on European Union governments to speed up efforts to enshrine the EU's 2050 climate neutrality goal in law.
BRUSSELS The $200 billion green bond market is set for a shake up after the European Union on Thursday reached a deal on a new set of rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable".
BRUSSELS, Dec 5 The European Union has reached a
deal on classification rules on financial products to define
what instruments can be defined as "green" and "sustainable", an
EU lawmaker has said.
BRUSSELS, Dec 5 European Union finance ministers
agreed on Thursday to support reform of the bloc's energy
taxation system, including a possible change in how the aviation
sector is taxed, a step that could end tax waivers for air and
BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers agreed on Thursday to support reform of the bloc's energy taxation system, including a possible change in how the aviation sector is taxed, a step that could end tax waivers for air and sea transport.
BRUSSELS Europe faces the prospect of severe heat waves every year and a halving of some of its harvests in the future unless rapid action is taken against climate change, a study said.
BRUSSELS The world has not done enough to ensure justice is done over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a special U.N. investigator said on Tuesday.
BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers declared a "climate emergency" on Thursday in a symbolic vote that heightens pressure for action against global warming at an upcoming summit.
(This Nov. 26 story has been corrected to remove reference to civil society groups in paragraph 3 as they were consulted but did not write the report)