Latest European Environment Agency Stories

France Offers Free Public Transportation Due To Worst Air Pollution In Years
2014-03-15 07:18:59

With most of the country suffering from what is being called the worst air pollution since 2007, several cities in France are making buses, trains and other forms public transportation available free of charge this weekend.

Reports Warn Europe Is Nearing Irreversible Threat From Catastrophic Climate Change
2012-11-23 10:45:49

A newly released report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) is warning that Europe is on the verge of catastrophic climate change if it does not act on commitments made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

2010-04-27 04:59:00

COPENHAGEN, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- While technological advances produce cleaner vehicles, more and more passengers and goods are travelling further distances, thereby offsetting efficiency gains.

2009-12-07 08:45:00

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2009-03-31 05:00:00

BRUSSELS and COPENHAGEN, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Transport continues to contribute disproportionately to Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, poor air quality and noise; and still uses the least efficient modes to move people and goods. The findings are set out in the report 'Transport at a crossroads', launched today at the European Parliament in Brussels by Professor Jacqueline McGlade, EEA Executive Director, "We know the technology exists to tackle impacts of the transport sector on...

2009-03-16 23:00:00

COPENHAGEN and ISTANBUL, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- From golf courses to books, olive oil to vaccinations, all the goods and services that we rely on, together with many of our daily activities, require a vital resource: water. A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms that in many parts of Europe water use is unsustainable and provides recommendations for a new approach to managing water resources. The EEA report 'Water resources across Europe - confronting water...

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