IP/18/5  16-01-2018 - Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 16 January 2018 The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted today, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the...
MEMO/18/6  16-01-2018 - Questions & Answers: A European strategy for plastics 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 16 January 2018 Questions & Answers: A European strategy for plastics Why do we need a European strategy for plastics? Plastics are everywhere but too much of it is used only once before thrown away.
SPEECH/18/321  17-01-2018 - Speech by Vice-President Jyrki Katainen at the press conference on the European Strategy for Plastics in the Circular Economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech Strasbourg, 16 January 2018 Thank you very much Frans. This is a fascinating piece of our job – creating new markets and new opportunities, which will make our economies and societies more sustainable. Both in economic terms and environmental terms.
AGENDA/17/4085  20-10-2017 - Clean Air Forum: Paris, 16 – 17 November 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: Most people living in European cities are exposed to poor air quality. Road transport, agriculture, power plants, industry and households are the biggest emitters of air pollutants in Europe.
IP/17/4604  16-11-2017 - Mapping the sources and level of air pollution in Europe: Commission publishes new Air Quality Index and Atlas 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 November 2017 Today, the European Commission and the EU Environment Agency launched a new Air Quality Index, coinciding with the publication of the Air Quality Atlas, a tool developed by the Commission's Joint Research Centre.
STATEMENT/17/4501  09-11-2017 - EU Emissions Trading System: landmark agreement between Parliament and Council delivers on EU's commitment to turn Paris Agreement into reality 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 9 November 2017 The European Parliament and Council have today reached a provisional agreement to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020. This revision will contribute to put the EU on track to achieving a significant part of its...
IP/17/3429  28-09-2017 - Member States to benefit from over €222 million investments for environment, nature and climate action 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2017 The European Commission has approved an investment package of €222 million from the EU budget to support Europe's transition to more sustainable and low-carbon future under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
MEMO/17/3430  28-09-2017 - Annex* LIFE programme: 2016 projects 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 September 2017 Annex LIFE programme: 2016 projects *The list of projects is correct at the time of publication; further LIFE projects may subsequently be funded from the reserve list. This information will be available on the LIFE website.
IP/17/1948  13-07-2017 - Commission calls for immediate suspension of logging in Poland's Białowieża Forest 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 13 July 2017 Commission refers Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU and requests interim measures to stop logging operations in one of Europe's last remaining primeval forests.
STATEMENT/17/1608  12-06-2017 - G7 Environment Ministers' Meeting - Press Statement, on behalf of the European Union, by Commissioner Karmenu Vella 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 12 June 2017 I would like to echo the other colleagues and thank Minister Galletti for his excellent hospitality and skillful chairing, as well as the citizens of Bologna for their warm welcome.