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International Environment Reporter™

International Environment Reporter™ helps you understand environmental laws, regulations, policies and trends in major industrialized and developing nations, as well as in international governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

 

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Find out about global "green" legislation even before it becomes law, tracking from proposal to enactment, amendment to enforcement in more than 50 countries around the world. Avoid costly fines for non-compliance with legal provisions, especially in Canada, the European Union, and Mexico. Follow the development of EU directives and regulations as well as UN, IMO, and OECD treaties and recommendations. Locate key agencies in charge of environment and safety laws, regulations, and policies in individual countries and organizations, including UN, OECD, UNFCC, and implementations of REACH and GHS.

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Rely on Bloomberg BNA's worldwide network of reporters and correspondents, to gain a vital, current perspective on changing international environment and safety laws and standards. Access hard-to-find materials from around the world, not otherwise readily available — news, essential documents, expert analysis, and more. Understand the institutional framework for environmental programs in other countries to better work within them.


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  • Air
  • Biological diversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Carbon taxes and other environment-related taxes
  • Chemicals
  • Climate change
  • Electronic waste (WEEE)
  • Emissions trading
  • Energy
  • Enforcement
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Forests
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Hazardous waste cleanup
  • Land use
  • Marine affairs
  • Mining
  • Motor vehicles
  • NAFTA
  • Nanomaterials
  • Noise
  • Nuclear energy
  • Oil spills
  • Ozone depletion
  • Pesticides
  • Pipelines
  • Pollution control
  • Radioactive waste
  • Rainforests
  • Recycling
  • Sewerage projects
  • Sustainable development
  • Water quality and supply

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Print reference material is updated regularly and indexed semi-annually.

Print notification is issued bi-weekly and indexed every six months, culminating annually.

Web reference is updated weekly.

Web notification is published continually and archived to 02.07.1996.

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French Metal Packaging Industry Said to Be Struggling Under Country's Bisphenol A Ban
April 10
Pending EU Plan to OK Member State GM Crop Bans Attacked From All Sides
April 10
EU Backs Dutch Renewable Energy Plan Over Criticism of Intensive Energy Exemption
April 10
Vancouver Harbor Spill Shows Response Inadequate, British Columbia Premier Says
April 10
India Proposes Waste Management Overhaul Of Biomedical, Plastic, Municipal, E-Waste
April 10
Spain to Relax Environmental Liability Rules for Some Companies Handling Waste
April 10
Plastic Waste Plagues Mediterranean Sea As Much as Other Oceans, Study Says
April 10
Tanzania Testing Drones to Fight Elephant Poachers in Game Park
April 10
France's Solar Power Outperforms; Leaves Other Utilities in the Shade
April 10
As Germans Block Danish Wind, New Feud Tests Crisis-Weary EU
April 10
EU Scientific Review Raises More Concerns About Neonicotinoids Over Pollinator Health
April 9
Argentina's $200 Million World Bank Loan To Boost Renewable Energy in Rural Areas
April 9
Japan's Proposed Atomic Shutdown Tests Government's Green Energy Pledges
April 9
Canadian Safety Panel Urges Regimes for Hazardous Substances Releases From Ships
April 9
EU Ready to Expand Energy Benchmark Probe With New Round of Ethanol Raids
April 9
London Carbon Brokers Handle No UN Certified Emissions Offsets in March
April 9
Group Questions Japan Coal Power Projects
April 9
Study: China Coal Cap Could Save Thousands
April 9
Brazil to Establish Renewable Energy Fund
April 9
Germany to Buy $1.1B in Green Bonds
April 9
Australian Energy Efficiency Plan Criticizes World Bank Stance on Coal-Fired Power
April 8
India's Green Tribunal Orders Diesel Vehicles More Than 10 Years Old Off Delhi Roads
April 8
Global Emissions Commitment Tracker
April 8
Taiwan Begins Water Rationing in the North; Similar Move May Be in Store for the South
April 8
New Trash Incineration Rules in Sao Paulo State
April 8
Report Says Climate Change to Largely Wipe Out Canada's Glaciers by End of Century
April 7
Northwest Territories Proposed Fracking Regulations Focus on Water Protection
April 7
A Fight in Australia Pits Indian Mining Companies, Coal, Great Barrier Reef
April 7
Defense Companies Joining NATO to Test Military's Ability to Use Renewable Power
April 7
Alberta Commission Extends Biorefinery Deadline
April 7
Report Backs Carbon Pricing in Canada Provinces
April 7
Canada Proposes Ban on Toxic Substances, Including Popular Flame Retardant HBCD
April 6
Israel's Evrona Nature Reserve Reopens to Public
April 6
Europe's Top Water Management Firms Look To India as Emerging Market for New Plants
April 6
Canada Publishes Guidance on Contaminated Sites
April 6
Japan's Ruling Party Proposes Energy Plan
April 6
What China's New Environmental Protection Law Means for Your Organization
April 6
South Africa Considers Legalizing Rhino Horn Trade in an Attempt to Curb Poaching
April 3
Canada Considers Further Toxicity Review of Seven Azo Dye Substances
April 3
Seven Chemicals to Be Reviewed by IARC In 2016 to Gauge Cancer-Causing Potential
April 3
Italy to Study Efficiency After EU Critique
April 3
Italy Funding Flood-Prevention Effort Partly In Response to Climate Change Threats
April 2
Brazil Water Company Prioritizes Treatment Investments in 2015–2016 Due to Drought
April 2
U.K. Green Investment Bank Offshore Wind Fund Raises Nearly Half of $1.5 Billion Target
April 2
Canada Conservatives Shun Carbon Price To Shield Nation's ‘Fragile' Economy
April 2
Ontario Business Leaders Back Carbon Price
April 2
Italy Announces Asbestos Removal Incentive Program
April 2
German Cabinet Adopts Bill That Could Effectively Ban Hydraulic Fracturing
April 1
Australia Moves to Refine Direct Action Process, Create New Carbon Credit Options
April 1
Global Clean-Energy Installations Top 100 GW; 2014 Investment Up 17%, UNEP Says
April 1
Canadian Assessments Find Two Forms of Trisiloxane Not Toxic, Require No Regulation
April 1
Critic Questions Long-Term Profits of Saskatchewan Carbon Capture Plant
April 1
Brazilian Courts Call for Water Regulator To Draft River Basin Management Plans
April 1
Senators Want Black Carbon Considered In Updates to Air Rules for Arctic Drillers
April 1
Mexico Sets Target of 5% Renewable Energy by 2018
April 1
U.S., Russia Make Emissions-Cutting Pledges; Most Other Countries Yet to Reveal Plans
March 31
U.S. Sticks With 26% to 28% by 2025 Cut, But Gives Itself Wiggle Room to Negotiate
March 31
European Parliament Panel Backs Obligation For EU Countries to Reduce Plastic Bag Use
March 31
U.K. Low-Carbon Subsidies Attracting Investors for Renewable Energy Projects
March 31
Brazil Studies Use of Floating Solar Panels On Dam Reservoirs to Boost Electricity
March 31
Report: Investors Spent Record $2 Trillion On Clean-Energy Plants During Past Decade
March 31
ADM Commits to Curbing Deforestation Related to Farming of Soybeans, Palm Oil
March 31
Rio De Janeiro Fines Petrobras Over Oil Spill
March 31
Four Climate Action Pledges Received On Eve of UN's First Submission Deadline
March 30
ECHA Warns Registrants to Get Ready for Draft REACH Substance Evaluation Decisions
March 30
Fracking Fluid Contents Should Be Available To Health Providers: British Columbia Report
March 30
China Moves Toward Serious Reductions of Emissions Despite Likely Effect on Growth
March 30
Chevron to Exit Australian Shale Gas, Sells Refining Venture, Seeks Other Partners
March 30
Southern Copper Cancels Plan for $1.4B Peru Mine
March 30
Honduras to Implement Climate Change Law
March 30
Mexico First Major Developing Economy to Submit Post-2020 Climate Pledge to UN
March 27
Canada to Conduct Scientific Review of Environmental Impact of Microbeads
March 27
EU Countries To Test Compliance With REACH Authorization Obligations
March 27
Green Climate Fund Names Seven Bodies to Disperse Funds, Although Little is in Hand
March 27
French Chemical Makers Call for Climate Pact That Facilitates ‘Fair Competition'
March 27
China Updates Hazardous Chemicals Catalog for First Time Since 2002
March 27
Melting Ice Prompts Earth's Surface to Rise; Effects Seen in U.S., Canada, Europe
March 27
U.K., Scotland Funding Carbon-Capture Study
March 27
Poland Official Pushes Shale Gas Strategy
March 27
EU Negotiators to Seek Agreement on ETS, Disputed Start Date for Carbon Price Fix
March 26
EU Statistics Office Reports More Decline in Per Capita Waste From Homes, Businesses
March 26
European Commission Charges Germany, Slovenia, U.K. Violated Environmental Law
March 26
EU Panel Formally Backs Requirement For Ships to Report Emissions in 2018
March 26
U.N.-Linked Agency Cites Cancer Risks For Five Organophosphate Pesticides
March 26
Study: Brazil's Drought Had an Upside In Better Year-to-Year Water Quality
March 26
Chinese Energy Company in Talks to Invest $638 Million in Brazil Wind Farms
March 26
Canadian Premiers Closing in on Energy, Environment Agreement Without Harper
March 26
India Tells Developed World It Will Impose More Cuts in Exchange for Cash, Technology
March 26
India's Prime Minister Tops U.S. Solar Pledge With Country's First Green Dollar Bond
March 26
U.S. Approves Vietnam as ‘Authorized Destination’ for Nuclear Technology
March 26
Indonesia Plans Palm Oil Export Levy to Fund Subsidy, Research for Biofuel
March 26
South Africa Considers More Nuclear Power
March 26
Colombia Tightens Wastewater Pollutant Monitoring
March 26
Ontario Moves to Severely Restrict Use of Neonicotinoids in Bid to Protect Pollinators
March 25
Canadian Agency Finds Chinese Government Improperly Controls Solar Panel Prices
March 25
EU Chemicals Agency Reports on Process To Risk Assess Most-Hazardous Substances
March 25
Japan to Adopt Stricter HCFC Regulations for Manufacturers, Distributors, Consumers
March 25
South Korea to Formalize Ad Hoc Ban On Importation of Radioactive Waste
March 25
Top Chinese Meteorologist Warns of ‘Grave' Threats That Climate Change Poses
March 25
Mideast Tensions Seen Pushing Region's Water Resources to Breaking Point
March 25
Italy Funding Flood-Prevention Effort Partly in Response to Climate Change Threats
April 2
Canada Conservatives Shun Carbon Price to Shield Nation's ‘Fragile' Economy
April 2
Global Clean Energy Installations Top 100 GW; 2014 Investment Up 17%, UNEP Says
April 1
U.S. Sticks With 26% to 28% by 2025 Cut, But Gives Itself Wiggle Room to Negotiate
March 31
Investors Spent Record $2 Trillion On Renewables in Past Decade, Report Says
March 31
China Moves Toward Serious Reductions Of Emissions Despite Likely Effect on Growth
March 30
Mexico First Major Developing Economy To Submit Post-2020 Climate Pledge to UN
March 27
EU Statistics Office Reports More Decline In Per Capita Waste From Homes, Businesses
March 26
India's Prime Minster Tops U.S. Solar Pledge With Country's First Green Dollar Bond
March 26
Indonesia Plans Palm Oil Export Levy To Fund Subsidy, Research for Biofuel
March 26
Canadian Agency Finds Chinese Government Controls Solar Panel Prices
March 25
Japan to Adopt Stricter HCFC Regulations For Manufacturers, Distributors, Consumers
March 25
South Korea to Formalize Ad-Hoc Ban On Importation of Radioactive Waste
March 25
Top Chinese Meteorologist Warns of ‘Grave' Threats Climate Change Poses
March 25
Some Russian Environmental Organizations Designated ‘Foreign Agents' Despite Ruling
March 25
U.S. Firm Wins NAFTA Arbitration Against Canada Over Quarry Expansion
March 25
U.K. Green Bank Lending to Africa, India
March 25
South Australia Studies Storing Radioactive Waste, Possibility of Adopting Nuclear Power
March 24
Report Says Cabinet Post in New British Government Should Deal With Flood, Drought
March 24
UN Deadline Nears for National Plans to Fight Climate Change; Few Commitments Revealed
March 24
Beijing to Shut Major Coal Power Plants In 2016 to Reduce Emissions, Air Pollution
March 24
Chile Court Finds Suspended Pascua-Lama Gold, Silver Mine Did Not Damage Glaciers
March 24
Japan to Toughen Regulations on Coal Ash Export
March 24
Green Climate Fund Board Meets in South Korea
March 24
Singapore Tightens Industrial Air Standards
March 24
Uruguay Wind Farm Attracts Extra Investors
March 24
Steep Rise Seen in 2015 Brazil Wind Power
March 24
Canadian, Finnish Bodies Sign Arctic Pact
March 24
New Canadian Regulations to Implement Latest Montreal Protocol Requirements
March 23
Canada Plan Would Let Quebec Enforce Federal Standards for Wastewater Regulation
March 23
British Columbia Issues Tailings Pond Guidance in Wake of Mount Polley Breach
March 23
British Columbia Aboriginal Group Affirms Land Title, Bans Mining on Tribal Preserve
March 23
Arctic Melt Leading to Weakest Gulf Stream In Up to 1,000 Years, May Shift Weather
March 23
Wind Farm Developers in Nordic Region To Merge $3.5 Billion Pipeline of Projects
March 23
Denmark Supplements EU With Watchdog to Educate Consumers on ‘Harmful Chemicals'
March 20
Germany's Proposed E-Waste Collection Bill Would Place Potential Burden on Business
March 20
Chile Regulator Fines Caserones Copper Mine $12 Million for Environmental Breaches
March 20
Canada Union Sues Over Emissions From Aluminum Plant Expansion on Pacific Coast
March 20
Alberta, Northwest Territories Sign Water Pact With Focus on Canada's Largest River System
March 20
For World Water Day, United Nations Points Out Growing Global Needs Through 2050
March 20
Scotland Invests in Low-Carbon Infrastructure
March 20
Vietnam Raises Electricity Prices 7.5 Percent
March 20
Partnership Backs Kenya Water Supply Fund
March 20
UN Formally Releases Draft Text With Hopes That It Will Form Basis for Paris Accord
March 19
Push to Replace HFCs Seen as Lucrative For Chemical Makers, Costly for Poor Nations
March 19
Eclipse Could Show Impact of Europe's Growing Solar Power on Daytime Grid
March 19
Groups Urge U.S. Agencies to Assess Tailings Dam Threat to Avoid B.C. Disaster
March 19
Canada Readying Compliance Regime For Streamlined Environmental Permitting
March 18
Support for Carbon Price Key to Paris Deal, Opposition Waning, World Bank's Kim Says
March 18
China Boosts Solar Target for 2015 As It Fights to Lower Air Pollution
March 18
Amazon Rainforest Lives Faster, Dies Young Amid Carbon Gas Blitz
March 18
Ethiopia's Largest Hydro Plant Primed to Produce Electricity After Rainy Season
March 18
B.C. Regulator Simplifies Road Development Approval
March 18
China's ‘War on Pollution' Giving Rise To More Fines, Tougher Punishments
March 17
EU Chemicals Agency Confirms Substances Facing Review Through 2017 Under REACH
March 17
Italy Moves to Tighten Environmental Crime Law; Industry Group Decries ‘Drag’ on Growth
March 17
Iceland, Turkey Join WTO Talks to Eliminate Trade Tariffs on Environmental Goods
March 17
Japan to Scrap Three Aging Reactors Due to Tougher Safety Standards, Upgrade Costs
March 17
Japan Studies Floating Offshore Wind Capacity
March 17
Mexico Begins Foray Into Fracking Rules With Focus on Guidelines to Protect Water
March 16
Asian Development Bank Sells $500 Million In Green Bond for Climate Change Projects
March 16
French Chemical Makers Criticize Findings of Endocrine Disruptor ‘Contamination' in Women
March 16
Influential Role Seen for Pope Francis At 2015 Climate Negotiations in Paris
March 16
Turkey Orders Wind Power Plants to Connect to National Monitoring Center
March 16
Stable Emissions Show Growth, Mitigation Possible, World Bank Envoy Says
March 16
Oxford Declines Fossil Fuel Divestment After Accepting Oil Company Support
March 16
At Least $400 Billion in Climate Aid Needed For Developing Nations a Year, Study Says
March 16
Europe Carbon Trade Could Gain $1.1 Billion From Biomass to Fight Climate Change
March 16
Canada Imposes New Notice on Decenamide
March 16
Saskatchewan Enacts Reserve Water-Use Fee
March 16
Alberta Would Inspect Boats for Invasive Species
March 16
China Carbon Emissions Decline for First Time Since 2001; World Levels Hold Steady
March 13
Report Says China's Coastline Heavily Polluted, Land-Based Runoff Big Culprit
March 13
Poland Agrees to Adopt Anti-Air Pollution Program Aimed at Assuaging European Union
March 13
Alberta Establishes New Athabasca River Water Use Rules for Oil Sands Operators
March 13
Sweden, Norway Increase Renewable Target Amid Power Glut, Strain on Electrical Grid
March 13
Chile's Congress Considers Glacier Protection
March 13
Vietnam Starts 120-Megawatt Wind Farm
March 13
Brazil Biofuel, Sustainable Projects Get $100 Million
March 13
As Sea Ice Melts, Germany, Netherlands Push for Sustainable Arctic Development
March 12
Hong Kong Expected to Require Low-Sulfur Fuel for Oceangoing Vessels in Port by July
March 12
U.S., Canadian Council Crafting Work Plans On Risk Assessments, New Uses of Chemicals
March 12
French Agency Says Health Gains for Silver Nano Use Must Outweigh Environmental Risks
March 12
Three Chinese Solar-Panel Groups Risk Losing EU Tariff Exemption
March 12
Norway Could Look Abroad for Emission Cuts to Meet its Domestic Climate Goal
March 12
Arctic Melt Brings More Persistent Heat Waves to U.S., European Nations
March 12
Downtrodden Don Quixote Village in Spain Pins its Future on Nuclear Waste Dump
March 12
Kerry Urges States, Cities to Offer Pledges In Run-up to End-of-Year Paris Negotiations
March 12
U.S. State Department Wants to Broaden Awareness of Arctic, Seeks Disney's Help
March 12
Development Bank Funds Amazon Outposts
March 12
Hong Kong Considers E-Waste Update
March 12
Canada, Northwest Territories Agree to Water Plan
March 12
India Issues Guidelines for Big Solar Projects
March 12
Germany Wants G7 to Cut Consumption
March 12
Uruguay Seeks $97 Million for Wind Farm
March 12
New U.K. Government Should Strengthen Climate Adaptation Strategy, Report Says
March 11
Japan Submits Bill to National Legislature To Ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury
March 11
India Parliament Votes to Allow Use of Electric Rickshaws, E-Carts Across Country
March 11
Chilean Court Orders Demolishment of Mine Tailings Dam Over Water Supplies
March 11
Chile Gets Cleaner at a Profit With Foreign Investors Driving Renewable Energy Surge
March 11
TTIP Must Not Dilute EU's Environmental Safeguards, U.K. Parliamentary Committee Says
March 11
Iran Beset by Water Woes From Western Wetlands to Afghan Border
March 11
Denmark Issues Guidance on Nano Risks
March 11
European Parliament Approves Changes to Truck Design Rule to Boost Fuel Efficiency
March 10
Solar Advocate Lauds Guatemala's ‘Year Of Renewables,' With Push for New Projects
March 10
Wines to Mines Imperiled as Chile Deals With Eight-Year-Long California-Like Drought
March 10
Japan Could Double Geothermal Power
March 10
Merkel Urges Japan to Set GHG Cut Targets
March 10
Megadams, ‘Soy Highway' Could Transform One of Amazon's Last Wild Watersheds
March 9
China's Air, Water Pollution Become Focus Of Annual Legislative Gathering in Beijing
March 9
India Says it is Moving to Make Ganges River Free of Untreated Sewage by 2020
March 9
Canada: 3 Petroleum Substances Not Toxic
March 9
EU Formalizes Climate Pledge to UN, Postpones Decision on Carbon Sinks
March 6
British Columbia Aboriginal Suit Claims 1900 Treaty Breached, Environment Hurt by Growth
March 6
Quebec Government Planning Overhaul of Environmental Project Permitting Process
March 6
Canada Assesses Provisional Duties On Solar Panel Imports from China
March 6
Critics Say Mexico's Proposed General Water Law Could Lead to Privatization
March 6
Endocrine Disruptors Cost Billions, Study Says; Others Question Basis of Claims
March 6
Delayed Pledges on Climate Change Put International Treaty at Risk, Bangladesh Says
March 6
Italian Companies to Produce Completely Compostable Single-Use Coffee Pods
March 6
Italian Shipper Penalized $2.75 Million For Falsifying Oil Record Book on Vessels
March 6
Canada to Make New Investment in Eight Clean Technology Projects in Alberta
March 6
LNG Supply Could Outstrip Demand By 2035, Canadian Regulator Says
March 6
Keystone XL Oil ‘Extraordinarily Dirty,' Obama Says in Most Negative Remarks to Date
March 6
Brazil to Raise Requirement for Ethanol in Gasoline
March 6
Brazil Approves Cultivation of Modified Corn Types
March 6
China Must Develop GM Crops, Vice Minister Says
March 6
Environmental Factors Endangering Italy's Cultural Heritage, Government Institutes Say
March 5
Melting Arctic Sea Ice Poses Challenges For Aging Ice Breakers, Climate Efforts
March 5
Murkowski, King Form New Senate Caucus To Focus on Issues Related to the Arctic
March 5
Energy Department Offers $12.5 Million For Joint U.S.–China Energy-Water Project
March 5
EU, South Korean REACH Data Deadlines Might Swamp Available ‘Only Representatives’
March 5
Italy to Nationalize Ilva Steel Plant to Confront Environmental, Health Worries
March 5
Next U.K. Government Should Complete Water Policy Reforms, Water Minister Says
March 5
China to Encourage Internet Companies To Develop More Electric Vehicle Models
March 5
Japan's Electric Utilities Stymie New Solar Developers Over Grid Connection Concerns
March 5
Poland Seeks to Limit the Impact of European Union Carbon Fix on Utilities
March 5
Saudi Arabia Sees Clean Energy Partnerships
March 5
Brazil to Reduce Taxes for Distributed Solar Energy
March 5
EU Chemicals Agency Seeks Input on Two Possible ‘Substances of Very High Concern'
March 4
OECD: Nations Must Offer Legal Protection, Change Focus to Bolster Clean Energy Growth
March 4
Spain Updates Subsidy Program to Replace Gas Guzzlers With Electric, Hybrid Cars
March 4
Canada Considers Further Review of 39 Substances With ‘Properties of Concern'
March 4
Companies in Europe Advised to Monitor REACH Substance Evaluation Appeals
March 4
New Climate Justice Legal Framework Imperative, World Bank Official, Others Say
March 4
Israeli Supreme Court Asked to Bar Fishing In Mediterranean Sea Pending New Limits
March 4
Business-Led Climate Coalitions Must Work Together to Drive Change, London Panel Says
March 4
New Law, New Leadership, New Movie Could Give China Environmental Officials More Clout
March 3
European Environment Agency Paints Pessimistic EU Outlook in Five-Year Report
March 3
Spain Needs More Green Taxation, Reform To Spur Economic Growth, OECD Says
March 3
Canada's Wind Power Generation Rose 12% In 2014, National Energy Board Says
March 3
U.S. Leads International Climate Change Litigation Trend, Law Center Study Says
March 3
A Comparison of Green Credit Policies in China, Mongolia
March 3
Endocrine Disruptors Cost Billions, Study Says; Others Question Basis of Such Claims
March 6
Collapse of Crude Oil Could Cause Indonesia To Miss Goal of Boosting Palm Biodiesel Use
March 3
Waste Recyclers Ask Israeli Government For More Regulation, Enforcement
March 3
Regulatory Bureaucracy More Harmful Than Regulations, Israel Delegates Say
March 3
Mexico Confirms Plans for $3.5 Billion Wind Investment, Despite National Budget Cuts
March 2
Swedish Business Group Questions Country's Pollution Liability After Land Purchase Policy
March 2
Israel, Jordan Sign World Bank Deal to Bolster Desalination, Bilateral Water Sales
March 2
Study: Canada-Wide Economic Boost of GHG Cuts
March 2
India Budget Would Double Clean-Energy Tax on Coal
March 2
India Waives Hearings for Some Border Projects
March 2
Canada Extends Mineral Exploration Tax Credit
March 2
Study: Syria Unrest Could Be Tied to Climate Change
March 2
EU Survey Shows Patchwork of Member State Measures to Regulate Fracking
February 27
Switzerland Becomes First Nation to Submit ‘Contribution' to UN to Fight Climate Change
February 27
International Climate Science Body IPCC Says It Aims to Be More ‘User Friendly’ in Future
February 27
China Issues Guidelines for Construction, Development of Low-Carbon Pilot Areas
February 27
India's Coal-Based Power Plants Among Least Efficient in the World, Study Says
February 27
Improving Air Quality in India Would Give Some Three More Years of Life, Report Says
February 27
Norway's Huge Wealth Fund Betting on Shift to Greener Economy in U.S., Europe
February 27
Plunge in Ruble's Value Damps Solar Ambitions for Developers in Russia
February 27
Humble LED Light Bulb Helps Japan to Fill Nuclear Gap, Keep Power Flowing
February 27
Japan Considers New Thermal Power Standards
February 27
China Urban Wastewater Rules Take Effect
February 27
U.K. Government Awards First Group of Incentives for Renewable Energy Projects
February 27
European Union Amends REACH to Include One-Generation Reproductive Toxicity Test
February 26
REACH Compliance Checks Continue to Show Shortcomings, EU Chemicals Agency Reports
February 26
European Commission Formally Moves to Withdraw EU Waste Legislation Proposals
February 26
Climate Finance From Developed Nations Tops $35 Billion a Year, U.S. Envoy Says
February 26
Nebraska Court Blocks TransCanada Corp.'s Efforts to Acquire Land for Keystone Pipeline
February 26
Premier Says Alberta Discussing Climate Policy in Bid to Improve Oil Sands Reputation
February 26
Eight EU Nations Resist Early Carbon Fix in Letter to European Commission President
February 26
German Brewers Get Government Support To Protect Their Water Wells From Fracking
February 26
U.K. Government Awards Renewable Energy Contracts in First Competitive Auction
February 26
India Says it Will Spend Nearly $1 Billion To Clean Up Waste Plants Along Ganges
February 26
UNFCCC Formally Issues Draft Text for Paris Accord
February 26
Japan Reduces Official Incentives for Solar
February 26
Czech Government May Have to Refund Carbon Tax
February 26
European Union Document Outlines Bloc's Goals for ‘Paris Protocol' Climate Agreement
February 25
European Parliament Panel Confirms Deal On More Fuel-Efficient Design for Trucks
February 25
European Commission Offers Energy Union Plan to Ensure Supply Diversity, Lower Prices
February 25
Canadian Regulations Impose New Rail Safety Management System Requirements
February 25
U.S. Could Hit Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cut Target Sooner Than 2025, Kerry Says
February 25
Environmental Claim Against Ex-Im Bank for Australia Natural Gas Projects Can Proceed
February 25
Next U.K. Parliament Should Grant Borrowing Powers to Green Bank, Official Says
February 25
Brazil Arrests Alleged Deforestation King
February 25
Spain Adopts E-Waste Management Rules
February 25
Spain Orders Energy Efficiency Fund Contributions
February 25
EU Lawmakers Provisionally Approve Trading Fix, Triggering Member State Negotiations
February 24
EU Environment Chief Indicates Proposed 2030 Waste Targets Could Be Reviewed
February 24
European Parliament Committee Approves Plan to Limit Crop-Based Biofuels
February 24
EU Chemicals Agency Publishes Data Sharing Guidance for Biocidal Product Suppliers
February 24
International Climate Change Leader Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Charges
February 24
Canada's Northwest Territories Eyes Major Road Building to Counter Melting Permafrost
February 24
Obama Vetoes Bill to Approve Keystone XL; Senate Republicans Plan Override Vote
February 24
Canada Designates Fuel Oil No. 2 as Toxic, Says 28 Pharmaceutical Substances Are Not
February 24
Officials to Assess Need for Fracking Rules In EU to Help Prevent Environmental Damage
February 23
Humble LED Light Bulb Helps Japan Fill Nuclear Gap, Keep Power Flowing
February 27
U.K. Government Awards First Group Of Incentives for Renewable Energy Projects
February 27
Nebraska Court Blocks TransCanada's Efforts to Acquire Land for Keystone Pipeline
February 26
Eight EU Nations Resist Early Carbon Fix In Letter to European Commission President
February 26
India Says it Will Spend Nearly $1 Billion To Clean Up Waste Plants Along Ganges
February 26
U.S. May Hit Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cut Target Sooner Than 2025, Kerry Says
February 25
Ontario Measure Introduced for Third Time Would Help Protect Great Lakes Ecosystem
February 23
UN Study Looks at Using Carbon Credits to Help Cut Emissions from Savanna Wildfires
February 23
IPCC Opens Nairobi Talks With Warning Of Climate Change Impact on East Africa
February 23
Poland Renewables Law May Boost Mini-Wind Farms
February 23
Shell Withdraws Plan for Alberta Oil Sands Mine
February 23
The Coal Conundrum: Germany's Reliance Shows Paradox of Global Energy Transition
February 20
Canada to Overhaul Safety Rules for Crude Shipments by Train, Create Disaster Fund
February 20
Canada Imposes New Notice Requirements On Uses for Strains of Living Organisms
February 20
British Columbia Budget Funds Water Sustainability, Cement Industry Emission Cuts
February 20
European Union Tightens Energy Economy Requirements for Domestic Ovens, Cooktops
February 20
Deutsche Bank Set to Buy $1.1 Billion In Green Bonds as Market Matures
February 20
France, Spain Inaugurate Electrical Power Link to Double Their Connection Capacity
February 20
Italy's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall Again in 2014
February 20
Australia Issues New Carbon Credit Rules For Airlines, Shipping Companies, Mining
February 19
France to Simplify Farm Sector Regulations, Promote ‘Territorial' Approach to Water Use
February 19
Indicating GMO Content, Geographic Origin Of Crops Key Issues in EU-U.S. Trade Talks
February 19
Listing of Two Common Industrial Solvents In UN Narcotics Treaty Set for March Vote
February 19
Fracking Quake Fears in Alberta Prompt Tougher Rules for Shale in Duvernay Region
February 19
German Coal State Opposes Additional Lignite Cuts to Protect Jobs, Cheap Power
February 19
U.K. Power Plant RWE's Coal-to-Biomass Conversion Will Be Investigated by EU
February 19
Russia's Lake Baikal Falls to 456 Meters
February 19
U.S. Diesel Ship Rule Would Meet Global Standard
February 19
EU Renewable Energy Legislative End Game Nears for Crop-Based Biofuel Cap
February 18
Germany Takes Legal Action Against EU State Aid Decision on Renewable Energy
February 18
Alaskan Tribes Want Binational Study of How Canada Mines Affect U.S. Waters
February 18
Brazil's Congress Poised to Speed Process of Bioprospecting for New Drugs, Cosmetics
February 18
Study: Investor-Friendly Policies Would Help Africa Advance on Global Energy Scales
February 18
Twenty U.S. Senators Ask Commerce To Authorize Export of Oil to Mexico
February 18
First Wave Power Machine Connects to Australia Grid
February 18
Group Cites Zoning in Italy Coast Erosion
February 18
Agreements Signed for Finland Bioproduct Facility
February 18
Veteran Negotiator Michael Zammit Cutajar on Prospects for Global Climate Pact
February 17
Australia Chemicals Regulator Seeks New Restrictions on Persistent Organic Pollutants
February 17
Environmental Regulators Shut Down Mega-Mall Project in Mexican Wetlands
February 17
OECD Issues Ecological Risk Guidance For Organometallics, Organic Metal Salts
February 17
Report Sent to UN Calculates Carbon Dioxide Cuts From Eliminating Fossil Fuel Subsidies
February 17
Global Divestment Day Puts Spotlight on Anti-Fossil Fuel Campaign's Effectiveness
February 17
NOAA: High Ocean Temperatures May Cause Coral Bleaching in Pacific, Indian Oceans
February 17
Portugal Reorganizes River Basin Councils To Help Integrate Management of Waters
February 17
Brazil Expands OECD Chemical Assessment
February 17
U.K. Approves Offshore 2,400 MW Wind Farm
February 17
Dubai Announces National Smart Meter Plan
February 17
Scientist: Pesticides Linked to Non-Hodgkin's Rate
February 17
Geneva Climate Talks Close With ‘Negotiating Text' of Hoped for End-of-Year Global Pact
February 13
Ontario Seeks Input on Climate Plan That Could Include Cap-and-Trade, Carbon Tax
February 13
Australia's First Carbon Offset Auction Under Direct Action Plan Set for April
February 13
Japan Now Has More Electric Car Charging Locations Than Gas Stations, Automaker Says
February 13
Canada Issues Community Drainage Standard
February 13
European Commission Calls for Input on Simplifying Some REACH Authorizations
February 12
EU Court Preliminary Opinion Would Increase Hazardous Substance Notification Burden
February 12
Geneva Climate Talks Wind Down; ‘Informal Consultations' Now Loom Large Before Paris
February 12
China Says Coal, Petroleum Industries Must Measure Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions
February 12
Norway Industries Welcome Climate Pledge, Says Adopting EU Targets Good for Oil, Gas
February 12
Millions of Tons of Plastic Debris End Up In Oceans, Threatening Wildlife, Report Says
February 12
Revised Environmental Analysis Completed For Suspended Leases in Arctic Offshore
February 12
ECHA Publishes Regulatory Science Strategy
February 12
Poland Renewables Law Could Boost Mini-Wind Farms
February 23
Alaskan Tribes Wants Binational Study of How Canada Mines Affect U.S. Waters
February 18
Australia's First Carbon Offset Auction Under Direction Action Plan Set for April
February 13
China's Anti-Corruption Watchdog Calls Out Environmental Authorities on Assessments
February 11
France Revives Goal of Halving Pesticide Use, But Seven Years Later Than First Targeted
February 11
Safe Doses of Chromium VI in Toys Lowered; EU Group Calls for Cutting Migration Levels
February 11
Trudeau's Carbon Pricing Talk for Canada Brings Climate Change Into Election Spotlight
February 11
Delegate: Ballooning Text at Geneva Climate Talks ‘Not a Small Problem' for Negotiators
February 11
IEA: Climate Change Concerns Affecting Oil Demand, Energy Policies Worldwide
February 11
Study Boasts Increased Cost Efficiency Of Renewable Energy Sources Worldwide
February 11
U.K. Must Decide on 2030 Power Emissions Before Paris Talks, Climate Adviser Says
February 11
U.K. Prime Minister's Bid to Tap Shale Boom Now Foundering Amid Fracking Bans
February 11
Dozens of Private-Sector Companies Showing Interest in Mexico's First Oil Auction
February 11
Keystone Measure Heads to Obama For Veto as Practical Payoffs Wane
February 11
EU Shutters More Natural Gas, Coal Power Plants Due to Falling Demand for Electricity
February 11
Opponents Say Talk of Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Jeopardize Global Pact
February 10
Geneva Climate Talks Turn to Actions Countries Could Take Before 2020
February 10
‘No Silver Bullet' for Last-Ditch Efforts to Intervene in Climate Change, Report Says
February 10
German Power Surges Spur Czech Republic To Make Major Electrical Grid Investment
February 10
U.S. Fracking Bet Haunts Suppliers in India of Product Used in Production
February 10
Integrated Policy for Water, Food Security Needed, Delegates at Arab Water Forum Say
February 10
Canada Commits to 2020 Biodiversity Goals
February 10
Europe Added Major Wind Power in 2014
February 10
International Climate Change Talks Resume With Focus on Actions Countries Will Take
February 9
Alberta Premier Says Province Pitching Oil Sands Pipeline Through Alaska to Pacific
February 9
Guangdong Province Steps Up Enforcement Action
February 9
Trudeau Backs Province-Led Climate Plan
February 9
OECD Guidelines Expected to Reduce Animal Testing for Chemicals' Skin-Allergy Potential
February 6
Geneva Climate Talks to Focus on Draft Text for Paris Accord, Pre-2020 Action
February 6
France Plans to End State Aid for Exports of Fossil-Fuel Power Plants That Lack CCS
February 6
Russian Government Broadens Renewable Energy Support Mechanism to Retail Market
February 6
Tax on Nuclear Fuel Rods Subject of Separate But Significant EU, German Court Battles
February 6
South Korea to Expand First Disposal Site For Low, Medium-Level Radioactive Waste
February 6
Natural Resource Projects to Face Fewer Approval Conditions in British Columbia
February 6
U.S. National Security Strategy Cites Rising Temperatures as Urgent Threat
February 6
Italian Air Quality Called Worst Ever for Month
February 6
Solarcentury Starts Solar Park in Panama
February 6
Study Warns of Pollution From Arctic Shipping
February 6
International Chemicals Chief Eyes Ambitious Agenda for 2015 Conference of Parties
February 5
Latin American Renewables Seen Growing in 2015, Led by Solar Expansion, Analysts Say
February 5
Fourth Brazilian Judge Suspends Government Auction Fracking Contracts for Shale Gas
February 5
EU's TTIP Regulatory Council Plan Panned by U.S. Caucus of Environmental Legislators
February 5
Countries Must Contribute ‘Fair Share' To Sustainable Development, EC Says
February 5
High-Profile Chief Executives Call for Global Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050
February 5
Europe Will Likely Accept Diluted Fix To Rules on Nuclear Preparedness
February 5
Keystone XL Pipeline Opponents Seek Halt To TransCanada Corp. Land Seizure
February 5
Study: Glacial Soil Below Dam Linked to Massive Mount Polley Tailings Pond Collapse
February 2
Russian Government Approves Legislation Banning Production of GMO Crops, Livestock
February 2
Italy to Study Olive Tree Die-Off; Scientists Say Climate Change Could be Implicated
February 2
German Utilities Offering to Sell Used Gas-Fired Power Plants, in Part or in Whole
February 2
Obama's India Trip Yields Pledge on HFCs, Paris Cooperation; Republicans Skeptical
February 2
As Climate Change Strains Federal Funds, FY16 Budget Request Invests in Resilience
February 2
OECD Promotes Substitutes for Harmful Chemicals
February 2
Italian, U.S. Environment Officials Meet
February 2
Canadian Safety Board Questions Oversight In Wake of Lac-Mégantic Railroad Disaster
January 30
British Columbia to Increase Mine Ministry Funding for Permitting, Extends Tax Credits
January 30
Seabridge Gold Establishes Board to Review Canadian Mine Tailings, Water Storage Plans
January 30
Canadian Mining, Government Must Team With Aboriginals for Best Results, Group Says
January 30
EPA Critique Buoys Keystone Critics After Congress Backs Pipeline Project
January 30
Israeli Government Crowdsources for Ideas On Using Sodium Chloride From Dead Sea
January 30
Arab States Should Better Manage Demand To Address Shortages, Water Officials Say
January 30
IEA Says Lower Oil Prices Prompt Countries To Curb Subsidies, Increase Renewables Use
January 30
Canada Government Amends Export Controls
January 30
Ontario Utilities Agree to Conservation Program
January 30
China Ends Antidumping Duties on Phenol
January 30
ECHA Gives Advance Notice Of Substances Likely to Be REACH Compliance Checked
January 29
Germany's Cabinet Adopts New Ordinance For Auctioning Freestanding Solar Plants
January 29
France to Aid Vulnerable Developing Nations In Run-Up to Year-End Paris Climate Summit
January 29
Companies Appeal EU Chemical Agency Decisions Requesting Substance Information
January 29
Environmentalists Urge Mexican Senate to Pass Law to Spur Renewable Development
January 29
In Rare Move, Shell Tells Shareholders To Back Proposal on Climate Risk Reporting
January 29
Israel Expected to Join WTO Talks On Environmental Goods Agreement
January 29
Italy Suit Cites Costa Concordia Environment Damage
January 29
South Africa Tightens Laws Against Dumping at Sea
January 29
U.K. Solar Surges as Subsidy Cuts Loom
January 29
More Air, Water Pollutants to Be Targeted In China's Upcoming 13th Five-Year Plan
January 28
Coal Production Declines in China for First Time Since 2000 Amid Efforts to Curb Use
January 28
Canadian Government Convinces NAFTA Environmental Body to Drop Oil Sands Probe
January 28
EU to Publish 2030 Decarbonization Action Plan Late Next Month, Energy Official Says
January 28
European Commission Publishes List of 77 Pesticides to be Assessed for Substitution
January 28
France to ‘Absolutely Guarantee' Security At End-of-Year Global Climate Talks in Paris
January 28
Freight Transport Carbon Dioxide Emissions Could Triple by Midcentury, Forum Says
January 28
Tokyo Continues Push to Become World's Top Hydrogen Fuel Cell City
January 28
Denmark Tightens Particulate Limits On Wood-Burning Stoves; Emissions Halved
January 28
Plantings of Genetically Modified Crops Increase as U.S., Brazil Make Up for Declines
January 28
Scotland Announces Fracking Moratorium
January 28
Italy Stops Subsidizing New Solar Energy Projects
January 28
Japan Changes Chemicals Reporting Date
January 28
UK Parliament Rejects Temporary Fracking Ban; Allows Conditional Shale Exploration
January 27
DEHP Authorization Process Not Flawed, European Chemicals Agency Contends
January 27
China to Test Idea of Environmental Accident Contingency Plans From High-Risk Companies
January 27
China Releases Draft Water-Use Regulations For Irrigation; Focus on Food Safety, Security
January 27
India's Shift on Climate Fundamental, Former White House Official Says
January 27
EPA's McCarthy Optimistic About Chances For Reaching Climate Agreement in Paris
January 27
Cameroon Receives Solar-Power Energy Grant
January 27
China Biodiesel Industry Development Plan Encourages Foreign Corporate Investment
January 26
Canada Expected to Decide in 2015 Whether To Build Radioactive Waste Disposal Site
January 26
South Africa Proposal Would Restrict Water Use for Agriculture, Require Monitoring
January 26
Energy, Climate Pacts Between Obama, Modi Expected to Help Air Quality in India's Cities
January 26
India's $160 Billion Solar Industry Plan Draws Obama Pledge for Financial Support
January 26
Clean-Energy Goals of India's Modi Face Financial, Political Obstacles
January 26
Italy Sees Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Better Air Quality as Key to Economic Growth
January 26
Study: Naples, Po River Valley Parts of Italy Most at Risk From Climate Change
January 26
South Africa Appeals Invasive Species Ruling
January 26
Poland Signs Coal Mining Restructuring Law
January 26
Canada Regulator Rules That Kinder Morgan Doesn't Have to Disclose Spill Response Plan
January 23
Canadian Consortium Taps Seismologist to Study Earthquakes Caused by Fracking
January 23
Mexico's National Refineries Could Get Lift From Proposed Oil Swap Deal With U.S.
January 23
Shenzhen Pilot Program to Rate Local Officials Partly on ‘Gross Ecosystem Product'
January 23
India's Clean-Energy Tech Investments Increase 13% to $7.9 Billion in 2014
January 23
University Students in Cambodia to Take Climate Change Courses in USAID Program
January 23
WTO Members to Engage in Trade, Environmental Goods Negotiations
January 23
Upcoming Obama Visit Sparks Debate on Implications of India Nuclear Power
January 23
Namibia Starts Relocating Black Rhinos To Fight Rising Threat of Poaching
January 23
Venice's Ban on Oversized Cruise Ships Overturned Despite Environmental Concerns
January 23
Newfoundland Publishes Environmental Action Plan
January 23
EU Lawmakers Attack Commission Over Plan for Draft Waste Law Withdrawal
January 22
WEF: Business Community Viewed as Critical In Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
January 22
After Lengthy Delay, Ireland Unveils Climate Change Measure, but Not Long-Term Goals
January 22
U.K. Lawmakers Seek to Ban Fracking Unless Regulation ‘Loopholes’ Closed
January 22
EU Panel Rejects Carbon-Fix Plan To Withhold Surplus Allowances
January 22
Mexico Energy Reform and U.S. Presidential Permits for Cross-Border Projects
January 22
China Says U.S. Ruling on Solar Panels Will Hurt Clean Energy Development
January 22
Minnesota Signs Cross-Border Accord to Protect Waters of Lake Winnipeg Basin
January 22
UN Unveils Portal for Climate Change Submissions
January 22
Saudi Arabia Builds Largest Solar Desalination Plant
January 22
European Commission Backs Down on Plan To Modify Key Air Quality Update Proposal
January 21
Bisphenol A Is Safe as Used for All Ages, European Food Safety Authority Concludes
January 21
Challenge to Northern Gateway Claims B.C., Not Canada, Must Give Environmental Nod
January 21
Poland to Restructure Coal-Mining Sector, Promote Renewables to Avoid EU Penalties
January 21
European Parliament Political Factions Square Off Over Transatlantic Trade Impact
January 21
China to Review Local Geothermal Plans in Effort to Commercialize Energy Source
January 21
Egypt Prepares to Put Cairo Garbage Collectors, Recyclers on Government Payroll
January 21
Obama Order Launches Steering Panel To Coordinate Federal Arctic Policies
January 21
Supporters Hail Obama Vow to Drive Action On Global Deal; China Actions Questioned
January 21
India's Modi May Focus More on Renewables Than Emission Cuts in Meeting With Obama
January 21
ITC Paves the Way for Steep Duties on Solar Products From China, Taiwan
January 21
China Mining Company Fined for Polluting Reservoir
January 21
Canada Concludes Four Bacteria Not Toxic
January 21
Canada Proposes Indoor Limits for Nitrogen Dioxide
January 21
World Bank Nears Start of Myanmar River Project
January 21
Saudi Arabia Delays Clean Energy Deadline
January 21
Dubai Triples Goal for Solar Energy by 2030
January 21
China Announces Draft Plan to Tighten Soil Pollution Limits for Agriculture, Construction
January 20
ECHA Analysis Finds More Than 5,000 CMR Substances That Might Require EU Action
January 20
OECD Cites Need to Prepare for Climate Change Impact on Chemical Accidents
January 20