NEWS

Austria takes first steps towards implementing the right of Access to Justice 20 years after signing the Aarhus Convention

By Katharina Scharfetter, Priska Lueger and Gregor Schamschula (Ökobüro - J&E/Austria) 13-12-2018

A new publication on harassment of environmental activists on J&E Hungary's website

In her research, Yulia MUKHA, intern at EMLA and PhD student at Aix-Marseille University examines the level of protection of environmental defenders and whether it is... 11-12-2018

Europe’s state of environment calls for improvement in strategic environmental assessments

The Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive or SEA Directive [1] in short, which requires assessment of environmental impacts of strategic plans and programs, is currently... 06-12-2018

Aarhus+20, the first Hungarian training in the EARL project and a Visegrad 4 workshop

The year 2018 is a special one in the life of the Aarhus family. We celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Convention, or as we say, its 20th... 23-11-2018

MEET OUR MEMBER: ÖKOBÜRO – Alliance of the Environmental Movement in Austria

 ÖKOBÜRO was founded in 1993 by the environmental organisations Greenpeace Austria, WWF Austria, GLOBAL 2000 and Umweltforum (Forum of Austrian Scientists for Environmental... 22-11-2018

Chemicals regulator launches REACH compliance drive

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) urged companies on Tuesday to ensure the chemicals safety data they are required to submit is complete and up to date, in the wake of a... 09-11-2018

EU governments ‘undermining’ plastic ban proposal

Environmental campaigners have slammed EU governments for undermining the European Commission’s proposals on banning some single-use plastic products. The Rethink Plastic... 08-11-2018

Climate litigations set to rise globally on back of IPCC report

Climate-related litigations are set to break new grounds following a landmark report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) earlier this month, which... 31-10-2018

J&E is in Brussels

We are participating at the Law Goup meeting of the European Environmental Bureau (www.eeb.org). Today and tomorrow we discuss how the implementation of EU environmental law... 22-10-2018

EU 'obstructing global regulation of corporations'

The European Union is obstructing efforts at the United Nations to develop a binding international treaty to regulate actions by transnational corporations (TNCs) that... 18-10-2018