A Hungarian fisherman collects fish at Central Europe's biggest fish pond complex in the Great Hungarian Plain at Hortobagy

Ministers close in on Baltic fishing deal

Under the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), a plan that for the first time covers cod, herring and sprat stocks in the Baltic Sea is discussed.

Indonesian government monitors the quality of a car exhaust emissions in Banda Aceh

A new regime on emissions for 2030

Member states are expected to adopt a 40% emissions reduction target for 2030 this month, but arguments persist over the specifics.


EU eyes two energy sector funds

National leaders are looking for ways to boost innovation and modernise industry in low-income member states.

EU parliament starts questioning nominees EU commission

MEPs back Vella but ask for revised mandate

Environment committee says the Maltese nominee gave a “sufficient” performance, but they are not satisfied with Juncker’s reply to their concerns over restructuring.

Smoke is released into the sky at the ConocoPhillips oil refinery in San Pedro

MEPs reject Greens' ETS objection

An attempt to block free allowances to most industry sectors in the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme was rejected by the environment committee.