Survey shows overwhelming majority of Europeans are troubled by the rise in paper and cardboard packaging
The EU should listen to its citizens not industry, and legislate to end the overpackaging crisis
France introduces mandatory re-use in restaurants, even as industry undermines EU efforts
France’s packaging law could offer practical insights for the EU’s new packaging Regulation
Loss of tropical forests, and of the rainfall they generate, threatens agricultural production
Cocoa producers are already seeing that agricultural expansion can lead to lower yields
JURI Committee moves Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive in the right direction
The European Parliament’s plenary vote on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive must ensure there is a strong mandate to defend human rights in trilogue negotiations
Europe’s chance to end its destructive forestry model
Europe exported a destructive forestry model around the world but now has the chance to put a stop to it at home, something EU countries must ensure is properly rolled out.
Over the past 50 years, a forestry model that has caused...
Poll: Europeans troubled by the rise of paper packaging and think governments are responsible for reducing it
Poll: Overwhelming majority of Europeans are troubled by the rise in paper and cardboard packaging, and three quarters think governments should be responsible for reducing it.
Packaging and especially disposable paper packaging...
Vattenfall must stop destroying forests and worsening climate chaos
Vattenfall is today preventing young climate activists from attending their annual general meeting. In Vattenfall’s Notice to attend, it says: "The Annual General Meeting is open to the general public. In connection with the...
New EU biomass rules: a crushing defeat for forests
The RED negotiations' outcome underscores how little it matters that Parliament and EU citizens wish to protect forests, if it is more convenient to let the biomass industry burn them.
Still got it! As discussions aimed at ratification begin, Mercosur deal retains its capacity to dismay
Lack of transparency, failure to consult civil society and inadequate environmental and social protections discredit discussions.