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Noise pollution poses a high risk to human health. This briefing presents updated estimates of the numbers of people exposed to environmental noise pollution in Europe. It also provides a new summary of the measures being used in Member States to manage noise.

The fuel efficiency of new cars sold in the European Union (EU) continued to improve last year but at a slower rate.

The funding came barely five months after the EU allocated $8 million from the reserve of the 11th European Development Fund to address the impact of drought in Zimbabwe.

The effect on wellbeing of exposure to nitrogen dioxide, a gas mostly produced in diesel fumes, is comparable to the toll from losing a job, ending a relationship or the death of a partner, researc

About 200 African civil society organisations have condemned European countries for allegedly manipulating and compromising the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI).

Only eleven EU Member States delivered a 2050 emissions reduction strategy by 2015 as required by EU law - and the strategies that were submitted vary hugely in quality. These are the findings of this report from the EU LIFE-funded MaxiMiseR project from WWF’s European Policy Office.

Addressing climate change requires a globally coordinated, long-term response across all economic sectors. The 2015 Paris Agreement provides the framework for limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and for pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Norway's greenhouse gas emissions will fall to around 1990 levels by 2020, the government said on Wednesday, far from original goals of deep cuts for an economy struggling with high emissions from

Sweden, Germany and France are the only European countries pursuing environmental policies in line with promises made at the Paris climate conference, according to a new ranking study.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya, European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union (EU) and France on Monday signed a 180-million-euro deal to boost electricity connectivity in the East African country.

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