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Environment for Europeans

International issues

The EU promotes environmental protection through agreements with other States. These cover areas such as global biodiversity, trade in wild plants and animals, avoiding trade in illegally harvested timber, the safe handling of chemicals, and waste.

 

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In July, the European Commission stepped up its fight against ivory trafficking and elephant poaching, with new, tighter rules on the export of...

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Sustainable development touches all aspects of life, from growing populations, climate change, halting biodiversity loss, to migration and youth...

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Vicky Pollard, Environment and Climate Counsellor at the EU delegation in Beijing, talks green tech, international cooperation and clamping down...

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The European Union and United Nations are working to establish Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a new framework to address global poverty...