4 July 2017

Leading environmental groups call on EU governments to stand up for the rights of citizens

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB), ClientEarth and Justice & Environment have today called on Member States to reject a proposal from the Commission that would prevent […]
30 June 2017

European Commission seeks to block access to justice for EU citizens

The European Commission yesterday took an unprecedented step to attempt to prevent access to environmental justice for its citizens, bluntly rejecting greater public accountability of the […]
20 June 2017

European supermarkets need to use their market power to stop injustices in their supply chain

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) says that store brands of European supermarkets have built up decisive market power and that they need to use that power […]
20 June 2017

Over 250 Non-Government Organisations Launch Alternative Vision For Europe

The EEB stands for a more sustainable future. Today a diverse group of NGOs have come together to outline a new vision for the future of […]
22 May 2017

Agriculture and Sustainable Water Management in the EU: EEB & PAN Europe reaction

The Commission has produced a Staff Working Document on Water and Agriculture (SWD(2017)153 final) which it will present in the informal meeting of Agriculture Ministers in […]
19 May 2017

EU ratification propels global mercury treaty into force

Today the EU and seven of its member states (Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, and Sweden) ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, thereby providing […]
22 March 2016

115 environmental, health, and social NGOs call for major review of EU food & farming policy

CAP needs root-and-branch change As the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) conference kicks off in Brussels today, 115 leading environmental, health, and social NGOs […]
8 February 2016

New figures uncover the hidden truth behind ‘green’ rural development funding

Analysis (1) carried out by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and BirdLife Europe has revealed a one billion euro (2) fall in the actual amount of […]
2 February 2016

European Parliament shows real ambition on nature protection

A huge majority of MEPs from all political groups has sent a strong message to the Commission and Council today by adopting a key report which calls […]
20 November 2015

Commission study’s ‘fit for purpose’ verdict on EU nature laws backed-up by new EEB report

Findings (1) from a team of experts hired by the European Commission as part of its ongoing review of EU nature laws (2) suggest the rules […]
11 November 2015

New research shows CAP greening will fail to make positive impact on Europe’s farms

Two new EEB-funded studies published today highlight the alarming state of nature on Europe’s arable land and show how an expected lack of ambition from Member […]
2 October 2015

EU not on track to halt biodiversity loss

The European Commission has today published its mid-term report (1) on the EU’s biodiversity strategy to 2020 (2), which was adopted in 2011. Overall the assessment […]