Environment

Senator Barrasso Launches Legislative Attack On Imperiled Species

On July 2, Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) released draft legislation to drastically undermine the Endangered Species Act, our nation’s most effective law for protecting wildlife in danger of extinction and the forests, meadows, and streams those species...

Governance of the Energy Union: Council confirms deal reached with the European Parliament

The EU ambassadors of the member states confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the provisional agreement reached on 19-20 June between the Bulgarian Presidency and the European Parliament on the Energy Union governance regulation.

Hungary has made progress on greening its economy and now needs to raise its ambitions

Hungary has made progress in greening its economy and cutting emissions, but it needs to speed up efforts to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources, improve energy efficiency in buildings and promote sustainable transport, according to a...

UNESCO decision leaves Pirin’s future uncertain

A watered down decision, on June 28, taken by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee gathered in Bahrain could leave Pirin World Heritage site, one of the world’s most precious places, at risk of irreversible damage from ski infrastructure construction...