Agence européenne pour l’environnement
marine litterwatch, marine litter, plastic waste, pollution
More and more communities around the world are working against marine litter and plastic pollution. A Danish initiative mobilises schoolchildren to collect plastic waste and research data that will become part of the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) database on marine litter. Better data on plastic pollution helps inform policies and tackle the problem.
ozone layer, ozone-depleting substances, montreal protocol
The European Union (EU) has achieved its goals to phase out ozone-depleting substances under the Montreal Protocol. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report shows that in 2018 the EU again destroyed or exported more ozone-depleting substances than it produced or imported.
systems change, mobility system, sustainability transitions, energy system, transitions, food system, transformation
There is growing recognition that achieving prosperity within environmental limits requires fundamental changes in core systems of production and consumption. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published today, identifies ten focus areas for enabling sustainability transitions.
climate change impacts, agriculture emissions, extreme weather events, climate change adaptation, common agricultural policy, sustainable farming
Crop and livestock production is projected to decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions due to the increased negative impacts of climate change, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today. The study says that adapting to climate change must be made a top priority for the European Union’s agriculture sector if it is to improve resilience to extreme events like droughts, heatwaves and floods.
EU Member States make only mixed progress in reducing emissions under UN convention, latest air pollution data shows22 juillet, par Cornelis Brand — transport emissions, unece, agriculture emissions, atmospheric nitrogen, un emission ceilings, air pollution, ammonia, particulate matter, nec directive, lrtap convention
European Union (EU) Member States have made only mixed progress in reducing emissions of the most harmful air pollutants, according to updated data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The data is from the annual EU emission inventory report sent to the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP).