Environmental Policy Specific news releases regarding domestic and international environmental policies are included in this section. Stories will focus on general interest topics, as well as targeted policy concerns and environmental programs.

Latest Environmental Policy

12 Oct, 2017, 17:28 BST NPL Welcomes the Clean Growth Strategy to Tackle Decarbonisation & Grow the UK Economy

The UK Government has unveiled its Clean Growth Strategy today, which sets out how the UK will stimulate economic growth while reducing carbon...


09 Oct, 2017, 14:22 BST SEG Calls for the Establishment of an International Body for Eel Management

On 9-10 October, EU Fisheries Ministers are provisionally scheduled to consider adoption of a European Commission proposal which would ban eel...


06 Oct, 2017, 13:24 BST TH Köln: International Symposium in Cologne Adopts Declaration on Water Security and Climate Change

As a result of their international symposium on water security and climate change at the TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences 200 researchers...


04 Oct, 2017, 18:00 BST Transfer of Regulatory Jurisdiction for Oxitec's Self-limiting Friendly™ Aedes in the United States

FDA issues final Guidance for Industry, transferring regulatory authority to EPA Following new Guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug...


27 Sep, 2017, 00:01 BST NPL Re-Launches to Accelerate Low-Carbon Technology and Combat Climate Change

New approach informed by government priorities, consultancy with industry, and a century of expertise NPL, the UK's National Measurement...


26 Sep, 2017, 09:09 BST Thailand shares Experience on Sustainability for Developing Nations

Thailand has been a pioneer in development theory for some time. Resulting from the contemplation of the relationship between man, the environment...


25 Sep, 2017, 13:50 BST Governments of Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Chile to Gather With Leading Energy Sector Investors for a High Level Meeting at The Pacific Alliance Energy Forum

EnergyNet is pleased to announce the upcoming Pacific Alliance Energy Forum taking place in Cartagena, Colombia from the 28 - 29 September...


25 Sep, 2017, 12:36 BST Biodegradable Plastics Needed to Increase Recycling Efficiency

In the light of the current debates around the upcoming EU Strategy on Plastics and the revision of the EU waste legislation, European Bioplastics...


25 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST "To Deny Climate Change is to Procrastinate While the Earth Sinks": Dominica PM Calls on United Nations to Join War on a Climate Reality

Amid a nation dying and destroyed by the impact of last week's Hurricane Maria, Dominica's Prime Minister, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, has rallied...


22 Sep, 2017, 15:36 BST Car Makers Continue to Play CO2 Emissions Catch Up, According to PA Consulting Group Analysis

- Volvo is top of the emissions table to meet EU 2021 emission targets. Toyota, Renault-Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover also expected to...


15 Sep, 2017, 12:54 BST 5GAA: Cellular Technology is Key Enabler for Smart Mobility of the Future

- Industry association calls on European Commission to allow stakeholders to work collaboratively towards an agreement on the technology...


14 Sep, 2017, 14:57 BST Vedanta Limited: Partial Power Plant Closure at Jharsuguda

Following a breach in the Ash Pond dyke wall at Jharsuguda at the end of August, the State Pollution Control Board, Odisha ('SPCB') on September...


13 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST Alfen Supplies the European Commission With Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

Alfen has won a tender to supply the European Commission offices in Brussels with charging equipment for electric vehicles (EVs). Alfen will also...


09 Sep, 2017, 15:47 BST Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project Commends Chile's Declaration of the Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Rahui Marine Protected Area

Government moves to protect waters of Pacific island and its marine life The Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project applauds the Chilean...


07 Sep, 2017, 13:01 BST CNH Industrial named as one of the 24 most sustainable companies in the world in The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

With a score of 89/100 the Company is confirmed as the Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices for the seventh...


06 Sep, 2017, 11:12 BST Participants of the Future Energy Forum Discuss the Rules for Cooperation on Global Energy Economy Issues

The 11th conference "International Economy and Policy in Environmental Protection" was held on August 28-29 at the International Specialized...


01 Sep, 2017, 16:10 BST World Water Week Closes: Values of Water Must Be Better Understood

Understanding and recognizing the many different values attached to water is a key to more efficient use - a must as more people have to share...


14 Aug, 2017, 13:26 BST Promotur Turismo de Canarias: The Canary Islands Refute Reports of Beach Closures due to the Natural Presence of Microalgae

- The sporadic appearance of microalgal blooms on a limited number of Canary Islands beaches is a natural phenomenon caused by a range...


03 Aug, 2017, 12:15 BST African Parks Concludes the Largest Elephant Translocation Ever in Malawi

African Parks, a conservation NGO which manages national parks and protected areas across Africa, completed one of the largest elephant...


03 Aug, 2017, 09:56 BST "Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains are Invaluable Assets" is Our Eternal Pursuit: Wang Wenbiao

The sixth Kubuqi International Desert Forum closed on July 30. Following is the full text of closing speech by Wang Wenbiao, secretary of the forum...


03 Aug, 2017, 08:25 BST Thailand Promotes Partnerships for a Sustainable World

By sharing its Sufficiency Economy Philosophy as a model, Thailand is helping other developing nations achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,...


01 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Thailand Promotes Partnerships for a Sustainable World

By sharing its Sufficiency Economy Philosophy as a model, Thailand is helping other developing nations achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,...


31 Jul, 2017, 20:07 BST U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc. Announce Savona, Italy as the First City to Sign on to LEED for Cities in Europe

New certification system combines sustainability, social equity and human experience with technology and analytics at the citywide level The...


19 Jul, 2017, 14:26 BST Nornickel Unveils Major Sustainability and Work Safety Advances For 2016

Group Releases Latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report - Over US $383 million were spent on environmental protection activities...


13 Jul, 2017, 06:05 BST Industry Leaders EcoAct Group and Carbon Clear Join Forces to Help Businesses Better Manage Climate Change Impacts

EcoAct Group, the climate expert and climate finance project developer headquartered in Paris, today announces the acquisition of Carbon Clear, a...