Why is France so obsessed with nuclear power?
France

Why is France so obsessed with nuclear power?

French President Emmanuel Macron scattergunned a lot of ambitious vision into a speech in which he unveiled a €30 billion ‘green’ industry investment plan - but his controversial investment in nuclear power caught the eye.

The 30 fruits and vegetables France is banning plastic packaging for
France

The 30 fruits and vegetables France is banning plastic packaging for

What are the most dangerous animals in France?
France

What are the most dangerous animals in France?

Researchers find dangerous new insect in south of France
France

Researchers find dangerous new insect in south of France

OPINION: How tourism could help save Italy’s coastline – instead of destroying it
Italy

OPINION: How tourism could help save Italy’s coastline – instead of destroying it

How Italy’s foreign residents are fighting the growing problem with beach pollution
Italy

How Italy’s foreign residents are fighting the growing problem with beach pollution

‘Sell ugly fruit’: How Spain plans to stamp out food waste
Spain

‘Sell ugly fruit’: How Spain plans to stamp out food waste

Do I need a permit to install solar panels in Spain?
Spain

Do I need a permit to install solar panels in Spain?

EXPLAINED: Is it worth switching to solar power in Austria?
Austria

EXPLAINED: Is it worth switching to solar power in Austria?

Spain’s vast supplies of untapped rare minerals pit environmentalists against high-tech
Spain

Spain’s vast supplies of untapped rare minerals pit environmentalists against high-tech

Italy hit by 20 ‘severe weather events’ in a day as Liguria sees record rainfall
Italy

Italy hit by 20 ‘severe weather events’ in a day as Liguria sees record rainfall

IN PICTURES: How floods and a bin strike left Marseille submerged in waste
France

IN PICTURES: How floods and a bin strike left Marseille submerged in waste

Germany’s first ‘green’ kerosene plant paves way for eco-friendly flights
Germany

Germany’s first ‘green’ kerosene plant paves way for eco-friendly flights

Is the French Riviera better equipped to avoid more deadly floods?
France

Is the French Riviera better equipped to avoid more deadly floods?

Why there are more mosquitoes in France this autumn
France

Why there are more mosquitoes in France this autumn

Hundreds of youth activists protest climate inaction ahead of Milan summit
Italy

Hundreds of youth activists protest climate inaction ahead of Milan summit

Why are critics calling Denmark’s new climate plan ‘unacceptable’?
Denmark

Why are critics calling Denmark’s new climate plan ‘unacceptable’?

French experts say Mont Blanc has shrunk by almost 1 metre

French experts say Mont Blanc has shrunk by almost 1 metre

Why France’s Burgundy vineyards are more vulnerable to extreme weather
France

Why France’s Burgundy vineyards are more vulnerable to extreme weather

5 things to know about the hydrogen trains coming to France
France

5 things to know about the hydrogen trains coming to France

Wolf hunting ban pits farmers against conservationists in Spain
Spain

Wolf hunting ban pits farmers against conservationists in Spain

The decades-old battle between French farmers and conservationists over bears
France

The decades-old battle between French farmers and conservationists over bears

How you can get a garden in France if you live in a city
France

How you can get a garden in France if you live in a city

How clean is the Seine and can it really be used for Paris Olympics outdoor swim events?
France

How clean is the Seine and can it really be used for Paris Olympics outdoor swim events?

Why has the expansion of Barcelona airport prompted mass protests?
Spain

Why has the expansion of Barcelona airport prompted mass protests?

OPINION: 24 years after I first reported on wolves in France, they are at my door in Normandy
France

OPINION: 24 years after I first reported on wolves in France, they are at my door in Normandy

Denmark to repurpose unsold bread as pasta
Denmark

Denmark to repurpose unsold bread as pasta

New weather alerts in four French départements after record-breaking storms
France

New weather alerts in four French départements after record-breaking storms

‘Last resort’: Berlin activists go on hunger strike for climate
Germany

‘Last resort’: Berlin activists go on hunger strike for climate

What you need to know about sustainably scrapping white goods in Denmark
Denmark

What you need to know about sustainably scrapping white goods in Denmark

Spain says huge wildfire under control after 7 days
Spain

Spain says huge wildfire under control after 7 days

What you should know before getting solar panels for your home in Spain
Spain

What you should know before getting solar panels for your home in Spain

Young activists take German states to court over climate inaction
Germany

Young activists take German states to court over climate inaction

Rain helps fight against ‘monster’ wildfire in Spain
Spain

Rain helps fight against ‘monster’ wildfire in Spain

Firefighter dies battling southern Spain wildfire
Spain

Firefighter dies battling southern Spain wildfire

Not just for petrolheads: German motor show steers towards sustainability
Germany

Not just for petrolheads: German motor show steers towards sustainability

Majority of Germans ‘very afraid’ of post-Covid tax hikes
Germany

Majority of Germans ‘very afraid’ of post-Covid tax hikes

Storm warnings issued for France as heatwave set to break
France

Storm warnings issued for France as heatwave set to break

Merkel’s climate strategy called into question at last visit to motor show
Germany

Merkel’s climate strategy called into question at last visit to motor show

Is Berlin set to become car-free in the next few years?
Germany

Is Berlin set to become car-free in the next few years?

France faces anger over planned wind farm next to Australian WWI memorial
France

France faces anger over planned wind farm next to Australian WWI memorial

German climate groups plan legal action against car giants
Germany

German climate groups plan legal action against car giants

MAPS: The places in Spain which are most at risk of recurring flash floods
Spain

MAPS: The places in Spain which are most at risk of recurring flash floods

French summer was officially the coldest and dampest since 2014
France

French summer was officially the coldest and dampest since 2014

Does German desire for transport efficiency trump environmental concerns?
Germany

Does German desire for transport efficiency trump environmental concerns?

Seven steps: How to reduce your climate impact as an international resident

Seven steps: How to reduce your climate impact as an international resident

Thousands rally to ‘hug’ Spain’s dying Mar Menor lagoon
Spain

Thousands rally to ‘hug’ Spain’s dying Mar Menor lagoon

Five stats to understand why Spain’s Mar Menor is full of dead fish
Spain

Five stats to understand why Spain’s Mar Menor is full of dead fish

Five reasons why Denmark is no frontrunner in the battle against climate change
Denmark

Five reasons why Denmark is no frontrunner in the battle against climate change

Climate activists stage protests in Oslo as part of week-long demonstrations
Norway

Climate activists stage protests in Oslo as part of week-long demonstrations

The Spanish cities that will be most affected by rising sea levels
Spain

The Spanish cities that will be most affected by rising sea levels

From Venice to Mont Blanc, how is the climate crisis affecting Italy?
Italy

From Venice to Mont Blanc, how is the climate crisis affecting Italy?

What venomous species are there in Spain?
Spain

What venomous species are there in Spain?

‘We don’t have much time to waste’: How will climate change affect Sweden?

‘We don’t have much time to waste’: How will climate change affect Sweden?

French Riviera wildfire ‘no longer spreading but still not under control’
France

French Riviera wildfire ‘no longer spreading but still not under control’

French agriculture minister condemns ‘cruel practices’ after shocking video from intensive pig farm
France

French agriculture minister condemns ‘cruel practices’ after shocking video from intensive pig farm

Weekend winds ‘risk worsening’ French Riviera fire
France

Weekend winds ‘risk worsening’ French Riviera fire

German public transport slammed as ‘failure’ as half of users switch to car
Germany

German public transport slammed as ‘failure’ as half of users switch to car

Theft of sand from Sardinia’s beaches on the rise again – despite fines of up to €3,000
Italy

Theft of sand from Sardinia’s beaches on the rise again – despite fines of up to €3,000

Two dead as French firefighters’ battle to contain massive wildfire enters third day
France

Two dead as French firefighters’ battle to contain massive wildfire enters third day

Nine in 10 Italians ‘want more action on climate crisis’, new study finds
Italy

Nine in 10 Italians ‘want more action on climate crisis’, new study finds

What to do if you see a wildfire in France
France

What to do if you see a wildfire in France

IN PICTURES: Sweden’s formerly tallest peak shrinks to new record levels

IN PICTURES: Sweden’s formerly tallest peak shrinks to new record levels

Firefighters gain on Spanish blaze as heatwave eases
Spain

Firefighters gain on Spanish blaze as heatwave eases

How France plans to ‘heatwave proof’ its cities
France

How France plans to ‘heatwave proof’ its cities

Spain sizzles in hottest temperature on record
Spain

Spain sizzles in hottest temperature on record

Climate change: What can we expect future French summers to look like?
France

Climate change: What can we expect future French summers to look like?

How The Local’s countries are impacted as July records Earth’s hottest month EVER

How The Local’s countries are impacted as July records Earth’s hottest month EVER

Going, going, gone? Italy’s Calderone glacier is vanishing due to climate change
Italy

Going, going, gone? Italy’s Calderone glacier is vanishing due to climate change

How will climate change impact Austria?
Austria

How will climate change impact Austria?

What to do and what to avoid if you witness a forest fire in Spain
Spain

What to do and what to avoid if you witness a forest fire in Spain

Spain battles wildfires as heatwave kicks in
Spain

Spain battles wildfires as heatwave kicks in

France to swelter in 40C temperatures as heat dome pushes north
France

France to swelter in 40C temperatures as heat dome pushes north

What will climate change do to Denmark if warming exceeds 1.5C?
Denmark

What will climate change do to Denmark if warming exceeds 1.5C?

How can you minimise your climate impact as an international resident?

How can you minimise your climate impact as an international resident?

How will climate change impact Norway? 

How will climate change impact Norway? 

Denmark must lead by example to prevent grim future in IPCC report: climate minister
Denmark

Denmark must lead by example to prevent grim future in IPCC report: climate minister

France outlaws more traditional bird hunting techniques
France

France outlaws more traditional bird hunting techniques

Human action responsible for 70 percent of Italy’s wildfires, minister says
Italy

Human action responsible for 70 percent of Italy’s wildfires, minister says

French court fines government record sum over air pollution
France

French court fines government record sum over air pollution

Italy’s fire service tackles over 800 wildfires in 24 hours as temperatures soar
Italy

Italy’s fire service tackles over 800 wildfires in 24 hours as temperatures soar

What to do and what to avoid if you see a wildfire in Italy
Italy

What to do and what to avoid if you see a wildfire in Italy

 Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet
Denmark

 Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet

Property in Spain: the home improvements you can get a 60 percent tax deduction for
Spain

Property in Spain: the home improvements you can get a 60 percent tax deduction for

French beauty spots limit visitor numbers to protect environment
France

French beauty spots limit visitor numbers to protect environment

Venice dodges Unesco ‘endangered’ listing after placing new limit on cruise ships

Venice dodges Unesco ‘endangered’ listing after placing new limit on cruise ships

Private lidos take up more than 40 percent of Italian beaches: report
Italy

Private lidos take up more than 40 percent of Italian beaches: report

France pledges to end chick culling in 2022
France

France pledges to end chick culling in 2022

Eleven areas of France on alert as floods cause dozens of deaths across Europe
France

Eleven areas of France on alert as floods cause dozens of deaths across Europe

ANALYSIS: Is Venice really about to ban cruise ships from the lagoon at last?
Italy

ANALYSIS: Is Venice really about to ban cruise ships from the lagoon at last?

Venice bans large cruise ships from centre after Unesco threat of ‘endangered’ status
Italy

Venice bans large cruise ships from centre after Unesco threat of ‘endangered’ status

‘Eat less meat’: Minister calls on Spaniards to cut down on carnivorous habits
Spain

‘Eat less meat’: Minister calls on Spaniards to cut down on carnivorous habits

Cycle lanes, scooters and terraces – is Paris still safe for pedestrians?
France

Cycle lanes, scooters and terraces – is Paris still safe for pedestrians?

Should Germany impose an Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change?
Germany

Should Germany impose an Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change?

Record temperatures as heatwave hits Nordics

Record temperatures as heatwave hits Nordics

IN PICTURES: French town hit by freak June hailstorm
France

IN PICTURES: French town hit by freak June hailstorm

France bans glue trapping of birds after EU court ruling
France

France bans glue trapping of birds after EU court ruling

Central France on alert for more violent storms
France

Central France on alert for more violent storms

Top EU court raps Spain over wetlands
Spain

Top EU court raps Spain over wetlands

Germany passes new bee-protection law to ward off ‘ecological apocalypse’
Germany

Germany passes new bee-protection law to ward off ‘ecological apocalypse’

France ‘invaded’ by hairy, stinging caterpillars
France

France ‘invaded’ by hairy, stinging caterpillars

Swedish city Umeå has Europe’s cleanest air

Swedish city Umeå has Europe’s cleanest air

German interest in climate change drops amid worries over Covid
Germany

German interest in climate change drops amid worries over Covid

EXPLAINED: Why has wind become such a hot political topic in France?
France

EXPLAINED: Why has wind become such a hot political topic in France?

Italy’s northern cities rated among the worst in Europe for air pollution
Italy

Italy’s northern cities rated among the worst in Europe for air pollution

‘More local, more authentic’: How can Italy move toward responsible tourism in future?
Italy

‘More local, more authentic’: How can Italy move toward responsible tourism in future?

Ørsted to use carbon captured from Copenhagen power station to make fuel
Denmark

Ørsted to use carbon captured from Copenhagen power station to make fuel

Paris: Motorbike and scooter riders will soon have to pay to park
France

Paris: Motorbike and scooter riders will soon have to pay to park

NGOs take Norway to European Court over Arctic oil exploration
Norway

NGOs take Norway to European Court over Arctic oil exploration

German consumers ‘pay the highest electricity prices in Europe’
Germany

German consumers ‘pay the highest electricity prices in Europe’

World Ocean Day: What is Italy doing to protect its seas?
Italy

World Ocean Day: What is Italy doing to protect its seas?

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in Switzerland’s pesticide referendum?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in Switzerland’s pesticide referendum?

Hundreds demonstrate against cruise ships’ return to Venice
Italy

Hundreds demonstrate against cruise ships’ return to Venice

Climate campaigners sue Italian government for failing to tackle climate crisis
Italy

Climate campaigners sue Italian government for failing to tackle climate crisis

Italy postpones plastic tax again due to Covid-19 pandemic
Italy

Italy postpones plastic tax again due to Covid-19 pandemic

‘Infringement on air quality’: EU court slams Germany for pollution in cities
Germany

‘Infringement on air quality’: EU court slams Germany for pollution in cities

Spain’s endangered Iberian Lynx population back on the rise
Spain

Spain’s endangered Iberian Lynx population back on the rise

Denmark signals support for zero-emissions zones in cities

Denmark signals support for zero-emissions zones in cities

Spain to invest €1.5 billion in ‘green hydrogen’ in bid to become Europe’s leading producer
Spain

Spain to invest €1.5 billion in ‘green hydrogen’ in bid to become Europe’s leading producer

France proposes banning free delivery of online shopping due to environmental impact
France

France proposes banning free delivery of online shopping due to environmental impact

Climate crisis: Spain records hottest year in 2020
Spain

Climate crisis: Spain records hottest year in 2020

Where to find even more of Italy’s best beaches in 2021
Italy

Where to find even more of Italy’s best beaches in 2021

Spain aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 with new clean energy bill
Spain

Spain aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 with new clean energy bill

‘No longer pushing the burden into future’: German govt approves more ambitious climate targets
Germany

‘No longer pushing the burden into future’: German govt approves more ambitious climate targets

Germany’s struggling Social Democrats pledge to make climate top priority
Germany

Germany’s struggling Social Democrats pledge to make climate top priority

‘This is the only way forward’: Step inside Sweden’s first second-hand Ikea store
Sweden

‘This is the only way forward’: Step inside Sweden’s first second-hand Ikea store

Germany sets more ambitious climate goals after landmark ruling
Germany

Germany sets more ambitious climate goals after landmark ruling

French parliament to vote new climate law criticised by green groups
France

French parliament to vote new climate law criticised by green groups

‘Exclamation mark for climate protection’: How Germany is reacting to top court’s landmark ruling
Germany

‘Exclamation mark for climate protection’: How Germany is reacting to top court’s landmark ruling

Top German court finds government’s climate plan ‘insufficient’
Germany

Top German court finds government’s climate plan ‘insufficient’

Spain’s Alicante aims to limit hiking and ban outdoor sports in iconic nature spots
Spain

Spain’s Alicante aims to limit hiking and ban outdoor sports in iconic nature spots

VIDEO: Watch Germany’s 7 natural wonders for Earth Day
Germany

VIDEO: Watch Germany’s 7 natural wonders for Earth Day

Cold snap ‘could slash French wine harvest by 30 percent’
France

Cold snap ‘could slash French wine harvest by 30 percent’

‘We’re not Denmark’: Is Rome ready for a cycling ‘revolution’?
Italy

‘We’re not Denmark’: Is Rome ready for a cycling ‘revolution’?

Macron: ‘I made mistakes on France’s green transition’
France

Macron: ‘I made mistakes on France’s green transition’

‘Third of French wine production lost’ due to cold snap
France

‘Third of French wine production lost’ due to cold snap

France to bring in new environmental rules on log burners and open fires
France

France to bring in new environmental rules on log burners and open fires

France to ban short domestic flights in a bid to reduce climate emissions
France

France to ban short domestic flights in a bid to reduce climate emissions

French MPs to vote on climate clause in constitution
France

French MPs to vote on climate clause in constitution

Emissions in Germany sink to lowest level in 30 years thanks to pandemic
Germany

Emissions in Germany sink to lowest level in 30 years thanks to pandemic

Why Germany’s nuclear exit is posing tough questions about its energy future
Germany

Why Germany’s nuclear exit is posing tough questions about its energy future

What you need to know about the changes to cars’ emission stickers in Spain
Spain

What you need to know about the changes to cars’ emission stickers in Spain

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France
France

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France

‘No food, no future’: German farmers protest against insect protection plans
Germany

‘No food, no future’: German farmers protest against insect protection plans

Norwegian fertiliser maker Yara steps into green energy
Norway

Norwegian fertiliser maker Yara steps into green energy

Macron: France exceeded its 2019 target to cut carbon emissions
France

Macron: France exceeded its 2019 target to cut carbon emissions

No more shooting to scare Pyrenees bears, French court rules
France

No more shooting to scare Pyrenees bears, French court rules

Natural disaster to be declared after floods in south west France
France

Natural disaster to be declared after floods in south west France

IN PICTURES: Seine floods in Paris as France faces further storms
France

IN PICTURES: Seine floods in Paris as France faces further storms

Large parts of France on flood alert as more rain forecast
France

Large parts of France on flood alert as more rain forecast

Swedish-UK startup’s urban electric truck set to hit the road in 2021
Sweden

Swedish-UK startup’s urban electric truck set to hit the road in 2021

Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks
Germany

Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks

Five ways Germany makes you greener (without even noticing)
Germany

Five ways Germany makes you greener (without even noticing)

Mining bitcoin uses more energy than Denmark: study
Denmark

Mining bitcoin uses more energy than Denmark: study

How Norway’s new carbon tax could impact you
Norway

How Norway’s new carbon tax could impact you

Norway plans to triple carbon tax in new climate measures
Norway

Norway plans to triple carbon tax in new climate measures

From takeways to coffee cups: Here’s what France’s new anti-waste law means
France

From takeways to coffee cups: Here’s what France’s new anti-waste law means

Paris: Champs-Elysees to be transformed into ‘extraordinary garden’
France

Paris: Champs-Elysees to be transformed into ‘extraordinary garden’

Seven good things that happened in France in 2020
France

Seven good things that happened in France in 2020

Norway business sees ‘huge opportunity’ in green transition
Norway

Norway business sees ‘huge opportunity’ in green transition

Norway’s top court rejects climate challenge to Arctic oil exploration
Norway

Norway’s top court rejects climate challenge to Arctic oil exploration

Macron plans referendum to include climate change fight in France’s constitution
France

Macron plans referendum to include climate change fight in France’s constitution

‘Tesla isn’t above law’: Gigafactory construction near Berlin halted amid environmental concerns
Germany

‘Tesla isn’t above law’: Gigafactory construction near Berlin halted amid environmental concerns

The story behind a 1960s high-rise turned ‘passive house’ in Gothenburg
Sweden

The story behind a 1960s high-rise turned ‘passive house’ in Gothenburg

Danish startup unveils giant vertical farm
Denmark

Danish startup unveils giant vertical farm

How insect invaders are threatening Rome’s iconic pines
Italy

How insect invaders are threatening Rome’s iconic pines

Danish parliament blocks new North Sea oil extraction
Denmark

Danish parliament blocks new North Sea oil extraction

It’s set to be punishable by up to 10 years in jail in France – but what is ecocide?
France

It’s set to be punishable by up to 10 years in jail in France – but what is ecocide?

Norway bans export of plastic waste to developing countries
Norway

Norway bans export of plastic waste to developing countries

France to punish ‘eco-cide’ with prison up to 10 years
France

France to punish ‘eco-cide’ with prison up to 10 years

Court gives France three-month deadline to justify its actions on climate change
France

Court gives France three-month deadline to justify its actions on climate change

Pollution levels in Italy ‘persistently’ break EU law, court rules
Italy

Pollution levels in Italy ‘persistently’ break EU law, court rules

Swedish oil refinery makes U-turn on controversial expansion bid
Sweden

Swedish oil refinery makes U-turn on controversial expansion bid

IN PHOTOS: Fridays for Future returns to Germany with more than 400 demos
Germany

IN PHOTOS: Fridays for Future returns to Germany with more than 400 demos

Chasse à la glu: Why French hunters are taking the streets
France

Chasse à la glu: Why French hunters are taking the streets

How France is using 40 tonnes of human hair to clean up the oceans
France

How France is using 40 tonnes of human hair to clean up the oceans

Norway announces plan to spend billions on CO2 capture
Norway

Norway announces plan to spend billions on CO2 capture

Germany to ban disposable plastics by mid-2021
Germany

Germany to ban disposable plastics by mid-2021

Germany launches first ‘green’ bonds to finance climate-related projects
Germany

Germany launches first ‘green’ bonds to finance climate-related projects

‘Close seven airports now’: How environmental group wants to change how Germans fly
Germany

‘Close seven airports now’: How environmental group wants to change how Germans fly

‘Save the cheeky but peaceful sow’: Berliners protest culling of wild boar
Germany

‘Save the cheeky but peaceful sow’: Berliners protest culling of wild boar

‘Don’t pee on Paris’ – Do Parisians behave more anti-socially than the rest of France?
France

‘Don’t pee on Paris’ – Do Parisians behave more anti-socially than the rest of France?

Wild boar that stole German nudist’s laptop ‘may be culled’
Germany

Wild boar that stole German nudist’s laptop ‘may be culled’

How Italian researchers and fishermen are working to restore Venice’s lagoon
Italy

How Italian researchers and fishermen are working to restore Venice’s lagoon

Why this summer in France is perfect – for wasps
France

Why this summer in France is perfect – for wasps

Heatwave continues as 15 French départements now on red weather alert
France

Heatwave continues as 15 French départements now on red weather alert

Paris and parts of northern France on ‘red’ weather warning as country sizzles
France

Paris and parts of northern France on ‘red’ weather warning as country sizzles

Eat sufficient meals and shut the shutters – French government advice for staying cool in a heatwave
France

Eat sufficient meals and shut the shutters – French government advice for staying cool in a heatwave

Germany to ban certain lights at night to save insects
Germany

Germany to ban certain lights at night to save insects

MAP: Where in France has water restrictions in place
France

MAP: Where in France has water restrictions in place

France’s night trains set to make a comeback
France

France’s night trains set to make a comeback

France to outlaw heaters on café terraces in new package of green measures
France

France to outlaw heaters on café terraces in new package of green measures

‘Psychological terror’: The German villages threatened by coal mine expansion
Germany

‘Psychological terror’: The German villages threatened by coal mine expansion

Paris public transport to be made free for under-18s
France

Paris public transport to be made free for under-18s

Paris announces the 3 firms licenced to operate electric scooters in capital
France

Paris announces the 3 firms licenced to operate electric scooters in capital

Urban forests, bikes and Airbnb: Paris mayor Hidalgo sets out six-year plan
France

Urban forests, bikes and Airbnb: Paris mayor Hidalgo sets out six-year plan

Free mobile phone recycling scheme launched in France
France

Free mobile phone recycling scheme launched in France

Greta Thunberg donates million-euro prize to environmental groups
Sweden

Greta Thunberg donates million-euro prize to environmental groups

Greta Thunberg urges EU leaders to treat climate change as a crisis
Sweden

Greta Thunberg urges EU leaders to treat climate change as a crisis

Tesla founder Elon Musk reveals new ‘Giga Berlin’ factory design
Germany

Tesla founder Elon Musk reveals new ‘Giga Berlin’ factory design

Venice’s long-awaited flood barriers pass first full test
Italy

Venice’s long-awaited flood barriers pass first full test

Madrid wants to build biggest metropolitan forest in Europe
Spain

Madrid wants to build biggest metropolitan forest in Europe

Pink ice in Italy’s Alps sparks algae probe
Italy

Pink ice in Italy’s Alps sparks algae probe

France beats all-time temperature record as another scorching summer is forecast
France

France beats all-time temperature record as another scorching summer is forecast

‘Tipping point’: Why has Spain closed half its coal-fired power stations?
Spain

‘Tipping point’: Why has Spain closed half its coal-fired power stations?

France turns off oldest nuclear plant… but not everyone is happy
France

France turns off oldest nuclear plant… but not everyone is happy

Macron pledges €15 billion to make France greener
France

Macron pledges €15 billion to make France greener

Cycling in Germany? These are the fines you should know about
Germany

Cycling in Germany? These are the fines you should know about

‘Climate crime’: Activists occupy two German coal mines
Germany

‘Climate crime’: Activists occupy two German coal mines

France to sizzle all week with temperatures over 30C
France

France to sizzle all week with temperatures over 30C

Italian glacier covered in huge tarpaulins to stop melting
Italy

Italian glacier covered in huge tarpaulins to stop melting

A 28-hour work week and vegetarian menus: What France’s citizen’s convention recommends
France

A 28-hour work week and vegetarian menus: What France’s citizen’s convention recommends

Petrol prices in Switzerland to increase by up to 12 cents per litre
Switzerland

Petrol prices in Switzerland to increase by up to 12 cents per litre

What you need to know about Italy’s new electric scooter craze
Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s new electric scooter craze

Spain proposes new plastic packaging tax
Spain

Spain proposes new plastic packaging tax

Daimler delivers first e-Smart cars in Berlin
Germany

Daimler delivers first e-Smart cars in Berlin

Merkel says climate talks ‘not looking promising’
Germany

Merkel says climate talks ‘not looking promising’

Police union moots European database for violent protesters
Germany

Police union moots European database for violent protesters

Tanker spills 8,000 litres of lubricant on A1 motorway
Germany

Tanker spills 8,000 litres of lubricant on A1 motorway

G77 accuse Merkel of blocking climate strides
Germany

G77 accuse Merkel of blocking climate strides

RWE to make deep carbon cuts
Germany

RWE to make deep carbon cuts

Dresden residents complain about city’s stinkiest street
Germany

Dresden residents complain about city’s stinkiest street

New climate change goals to cost Germany €310 billion
Germany

New climate change goals to cost Germany €310 billion

Danish government to serve vegetarian food only twice a week
Denmark

Danish government to serve vegetarian food only twice a week

How the Italian lockdown has benefitted Rome’s urban bees
Italy

How the Italian lockdown has benefitted Rome’s urban bees

Italy delays tax on plastic due to coronavirus crisis
Italy

Italy delays tax on plastic due to coronavirus crisis

What’s the truth behind claims that Spain’s marine wildlife is thriving during lockdown?
Spain

What’s the truth behind claims that Spain’s marine wildlife is thriving during lockdown?

Milan announces major expansion of cycle paths after lockdown
Italy

Milan announces major expansion of cycle paths after lockdown

Here’s how much pollution has fallen in Italy since quarantine began
Italy

Here’s how much pollution has fallen in Italy since quarantine began

IN PHOTOS: Silent squares and clear waters as Venice stands empty
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Silent squares and clear waters as Venice stands empty

Noise pollution causes suffering for ‘one in five’ people in Europe

Noise pollution causes suffering for ‘one in five’ people in Europe

Climate change: Germany’s ice wine harvest fails for first time
Germany

Climate change: Germany’s ice wine harvest fails for first time

French arm of US chemical giant Lubrizol charged over toxic factory blaze
France

French arm of US chemical giant Lubrizol charged over toxic factory blaze

Coal phase out: Climate activists occupy disputed German plant
Germany

Coal phase out: Climate activists occupy disputed German plant

Environmental groups take Norway to Supreme Court over Arctic oil
Norway

Environmental groups take Norway to Supreme Court over Arctic oil

France begins shutting down oldest nuclear plant
France

France begins shutting down oldest nuclear plant

Why Norway is at both the top and bottom of Unicef ranking
Norway

Why Norway is at both the top and bottom of Unicef ranking

Mystery solved over hundreds of birds found dead on road in Spain
Spain

Mystery solved over hundreds of birds found dead on road in Spain

How France’s new anti-waste laws will affect you
France

How France’s new anti-waste laws will affect you

Have your say: Have environmental concerns affected your travel plans?
Germany

Have your say: Have environmental concerns affected your travel plans?

Bats, birds and ants evicted for new Tesla plant near Berlin
Germany

Bats, birds and ants evicted for new Tesla plant near Berlin

German e-scooter startups band together over proposed restrictions
Germany

German e-scooter startups band together over proposed restrictions

Do you have a green thumb? Geneva wants you to start digging
Switzerland

Do you have a green thumb? Geneva wants you to start digging

Norway offsets fondness for plastic bottles with high recycling
Norway

Norway offsets fondness for plastic bottles with high recycling

Is Switzerland set to introduce a law banning food waste?
Switzerland

Is Switzerland set to introduce a law banning food waste?

Greta Thunberg teams up with BBC for new documentary series
Sweden

Greta Thunberg teams up with BBC for new documentary series

Norway’s Equinor sets green goals but activists unimpressed
Norway

Norway’s Equinor sets green goals but activists unimpressed

Bonpflicht: Germans stage creative protests over new receipt requirement
Germany

Bonpflicht: Germans stage creative protests over new receipt requirement

‘Just the beginning’: Protesters occupy disputed German coal mine
Germany

‘Just the beginning’: Protesters occupy disputed German coal mine

Milan is banning all cars this Sunday in attempt to lower smog levels
Italy

Milan is banning all cars this Sunday in attempt to lower smog levels

What you need to know about Sweden’s new plastic bag tax
Sweden

What you need to know about Sweden’s new plastic bag tax

Activists stage protests in Germany as cabinet passes coal exit law
Germany

Activists stage protests in Germany as cabinet passes coal exit law

What are Denmark’s rules on plastic bags?
Denmark

What are Denmark’s rules on plastic bags?

Denmark’s plastic littering mapped out in world-first project
Denmark

Denmark’s plastic littering mapped out in world-first project

Blow to Norwegian environmentalists as lawsuit over Arctic oil defeated
Norway

Blow to Norwegian environmentalists as lawsuit over Arctic oil defeated

Germany’s Adidas turns to recycled material ‘to combat ocean plastic’
Germany

Germany’s Adidas turns to recycled material ‘to combat ocean plastic’

10 German words you need to know to engage in the climate debate
Germany

10 German words you need to know to engage in the climate debate

Nestle to invest two million Swiss francs in recycled plastics
Switzerland

Nestle to invest two million Swiss francs in recycled plastics

Germany backs speedier ‘shutdown plan’ for coal mines
Germany

Germany backs speedier ‘shutdown plan’ for coal mines

‘Tyres made from dandelions’: Germany to invest billions in ‘bio-economy’
Germany

‘Tyres made from dandelions’: Germany to invest billions in ‘bio-economy’

Rome extends diesel car ban as ‘smog emergency’ continues
Italy

Rome extends diesel car ban as ‘smog emergency’ continues

Update: Germany to invest €62 billion to modernize rail network
Germany

Update: Germany to invest €62 billion to modernize rail network

‘Smog emergency’ forces traffic bans across Italian cities
Italy

‘Smog emergency’ forces traffic bans across Italian cities

Greta Thunberg’s dad: How fighting for the climate changed my daughter
Sweden

Greta Thunberg’s dad: How fighting for the climate changed my daughter

Geneva: 100 franc fines for single use plastics from January 1st
Switzerland

Geneva: 100 franc fines for single use plastics from January 1st

Is Germany set for another showdown on autobahn speed limits?
Germany

Is Germany set for another showdown on autobahn speed limits?

Five reasons the Madrid climate talks failed
Spain

Five reasons the Madrid climate talks failed

Greta Thunberg returns to the place where it all started
Sweden

Greta Thunberg returns to the place where it all started

New cars may cost up to 10,000 francs more from 2020 under Swiss CO2 laws
Switzerland

New cars may cost up to 10,000 francs more from 2020 under Swiss CO2 laws

Climate concerns put Austria glacier project on thin ice
Austria

Climate concerns put Austria glacier project on thin ice

Dead fish wash up in river in Spain after waste plant fire
Spain

Dead fish wash up in river in Spain after waste plant fire

‘Parliament clearly failed’: Swiss papers react to Federal Council election outcome
Switzerland

‘Parliament clearly failed’: Swiss papers react to Federal Council election outcome

Credit Suisse to stop financing new coal-fired power plants
Switzerland

Credit Suisse to stop financing new coal-fired power plants

Switzerland tumbles down climate performance ratings
Switzerland

Switzerland tumbles down climate performance ratings

Italy waters down plastic tax after complaints from business
Italy

Italy waters down plastic tax after complaints from business

Inside Switzerland’s Beznau, Europe’s oldest nuclear power plant
Switzerland

Inside Switzerland’s Beznau, Europe’s oldest nuclear power plant

Mar Menor: How nutrients have poisoned Spain’s largest saltwater lagoon
Spain

Mar Menor: How nutrients have poisoned Spain’s largest saltwater lagoon

When it comes to environmental issues, just how ‘green’ is Spain?
Spain

When it comes to environmental issues, just how ‘green’ is Spain?

Can a referendum help save Switzerland’s fast-melting glaciers?
Switzerland

Can a referendum help save Switzerland’s fast-melting glaciers?

‘Black gold’: Tiny German oil firm finds unusual niche in the Rhine
Germany

‘Black gold’: Tiny German oil firm finds unusual niche in the Rhine

How Norway paid South American country not to chop down rainforest
Norway

How Norway paid South American country not to chop down rainforest

Germans produce more packaging waste than ever before
Germany

Germans produce more packaging waste than ever before

Earthquake hits France’s nuclear power output
France

Earthquake hits France’s nuclear power output

A bike nation? How Germany plans to improve its cycling infrastructure
Germany

A bike nation? How Germany plans to improve its cycling infrastructure

What you need to know about Geneva’s new traffic rules
Switzerland

What you need to know about Geneva’s new traffic rules

25 percent of Norwegians cut out flying due to climate concerns
Norway

25 percent of Norwegians cut out flying due to climate concerns

How Switzerland needs to change to prepare for the future
Switzerland

How Switzerland needs to change to prepare for the future

‘We’re facing a disaster’: Deal to sell southern Italy’s toxic steelworks falls through
Italy

‘We’re facing a disaster’: Deal to sell southern Italy’s toxic steelworks falls through

Why 30 percent of Denmark could be left to nature
Denmark

Why 30 percent of Denmark could be left to nature

Gondoliers take up scuba diving to clear rubbish from Venice canals
Italy

Gondoliers take up scuba diving to clear rubbish from Venice canals

Spain pledges to help Greta Thunberg get to GOP25 in Madrid
Spain

Spain pledges to help Greta Thunberg get to GOP25 in Madrid

Sweden: Thunberg ‘looking for lift across Atlantic’ for Spanish climate summit
Sweden

Sweden: Thunberg ‘looking for lift across Atlantic’ for Spanish climate summit

CHF4000 for littering? New fines proposed to save Swiss cows
Switzerland

CHF4000 for littering? New fines proposed to save Swiss cows

Thanks, but no thanks: Greta Thunberg turns down award
Sweden

Thanks, but no thanks: Greta Thunberg turns down award

These are the most (and least) eco-friendly towns in Italy
Italy

These are the most (and least) eco-friendly towns in Italy

Rome Fiumicino’s fourth runway plan rejected over environmental fears
Italy

Rome Fiumicino’s fourth runway plan rejected over environmental fears

EU countries need better recycling, Copenhagen agency finds
Denmark

EU countries need better recycling, Copenhagen agency finds

European cities to take tips from Oslo on cutting out plastic
Norway

European cities to take tips from Oslo on cutting out plastic

Two Swiss retail giants to scrap free plastic bags
Switzerland

Two Swiss retail giants to scrap free plastic bags

Why have thousands of dead fish washed up in southern Spain?
Spain

Why have thousands of dead fish washed up in southern Spain?

‘German Greta’ to green kids’ books: Climate crisis spurs action at Frankfurt book fair
Germany

‘German Greta’ to green kids’ books: Climate crisis spurs action at Frankfurt book fair

Swiss glaciers shrink ten percent in five years
Switzerland

Swiss glaciers shrink ten percent in five years

Have your say: What are the most important issues in next week’s Swiss elections?
Switzerland

Have your say: What are the most important issues in next week’s Swiss elections?

Is Carlsberg about to release a paper beer bottle?
Denmark

Is Carlsberg about to release a paper beer bottle?

From climate to health insurance: Why foreigners in Switzerland should care about the federal elections
Switzerland

From climate to health insurance: Why foreigners in Switzerland should care about the federal elections

Number of flight passengers in Germany increases despite ‘Fridays for Future’
Germany

Number of flight passengers in Germany increases despite ‘Fridays for Future’

Second day of occupation by climate change activists in centre of Paris
France

Second day of occupation by climate change activists in centre of Paris

Climate activists block traffic in Berlin as protests heat up
Germany

Climate activists block traffic in Berlin as protests heat up

Should Switzerland impose strict annual quotas on air travel for each resident?
Switzerland

Should Switzerland impose strict annual quotas on air travel for each resident?

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Four Iberian lynx killed by hunters in central Spain
Spain

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Four Iberian lynx killed by hunters in central Spain

How elusive brown bears have become a tourist attraction in northern Spain
Spain

How elusive brown bears have become a tourist attraction in northern Spain

Rats and resignations plague Rome as rubbish crisis intensifies
Italy

Rats and resignations plague Rome as rubbish crisis intensifies

How ‘absurd’: The pure Swiss mountain air shipped to Asia’s polluted cities
Switzerland

How ‘absurd’: The pure Swiss mountain air shipped to Asia’s polluted cities

In Pictures: Tens of thousands strike for the climate in Sweden
Sweden

In Pictures: Tens of thousands strike for the climate in Sweden

Floods, fires and tropical diseases: The bleak forecast for France due to climate change
France

Floods, fires and tropical diseases: The bleak forecast for France due to climate change

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wins ‘alternative Nobel Prize’
Sweden

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wins ‘alternative Nobel Prize’

Germany’s climate-stressed forests face ‘catastrophe’ as bugs attack
Germany

Germany’s climate-stressed forests face ‘catastrophe’ as bugs attack

‘How dare you?’ How Greta Thunberg started a global climate movement
Sweden

‘How dare you?’ How Greta Thunberg started a global climate movement

Petrol, flight prices set to increase under Swiss environmental proposal

Petrol, flight prices set to increase under Swiss environmental proposal

How France plans to cut the mountains of consumer waste
France

How France plans to cut the mountains of consumer waste

What are the key points of Merkel’s new climate strategy?
Germany

What are the key points of Merkel’s new climate strategy?

Rome residents tape bins shut in protest over rubbish crisis
Italy

Rome residents tape bins shut in protest over rubbish crisis

Swiss MPs vote for eco-friendly flight tax
Switzerland

Swiss MPs vote for eco-friendly flight tax

Danish business can reduce emissions and create 120,000 jobs, confederation says
Denmark

Danish business can reduce emissions and create 120,000 jobs, confederation says

Greta Thunberg receives Amnesty’s top human rights award
Sweden

Greta Thunberg receives Amnesty’s top human rights award

Swiss ‘glacier initiative’ collects 120,000 signatures
Switzerland

Swiss ‘glacier initiative’ collects 120,000 signatures

How Danish cities could introduce no-diesel car zones
Denmark

How Danish cities could introduce no-diesel car zones

New York tells kids they may skip school and join Greta Thunberg in climate strike
Sweden

New York tells kids they may skip school and join Greta Thunberg in climate strike

An Italian lab could hold the key to saving the northern white rhino
Italy

An Italian lab could hold the key to saving the northern white rhino

‘Take down Macron’: Eight people go on trial in France for stealing portraits of president
France

‘Take down Macron’: Eight people go on trial in France for stealing portraits of president

Climate protesters dye Zurich’s Limmat River ‘toxic green’
Switzerland

Climate protesters dye Zurich’s Limmat River ‘toxic green’

France could ban pesticide spraying – but only within 5 metres of homes
France

France could ban pesticide spraying – but only within 5 metres of homes

Germany to ban single-use plastic shopping bags
Germany

Germany to ban single-use plastic shopping bags

Crisis summit: German government vows to take action on wind energy
Germany

Crisis summit: German government vows to take action on wind energy

‘Anti-Vespa’ law announced in Italian birthplace of the iconic scooter
Italy

‘Anti-Vespa’ law announced in Italian birthplace of the iconic scooter

Could central Venice become a smoke-free zone?
Italy

Could central Venice become a smoke-free zone?

12 percent of Danish wind energy to be produced by giant new offshore farm
Denmark

12 percent of Danish wind energy to be produced by giant new offshore farm

French trains to go green with order for hydrogen engines
France

French trains to go green with order for hydrogen engines

Drought in France: One third of the country is now in a “crisis situation”
France

Drought in France: One third of the country is now in a “crisis situation”

Switzerland boosts green goals with aim to go carbon neutral by 2050
Switzerland

Switzerland boosts green goals with aim to go carbon neutral by 2050

Denmark halts fish farming development over environment concerns
Denmark

Denmark halts fish farming development over environment concerns

How a chemical factory created one of Italy’s most beautiful beaches
Italy

How a chemical factory created one of Italy’s most beautiful beaches

Danish politician goes viral with video offering Trump ‘great deal’ on windmills
Denmark

Danish politician goes viral with video offering Trump ‘great deal’ on windmills

‘No to bears’: Farmers in Spain’s Pyrenees protest against predators re-introduction
Spain

‘No to bears’: Farmers in Spain’s Pyrenees protest against predators re-introduction

Tourists face jail after trying to take 40kg of Sardinia’s sand home
Italy

Tourists face jail after trying to take 40kg of Sardinia’s sand home

German man expelled from France as security tightens ahead of G7 summit
France

German man expelled from France as security tightens ahead of G7 summit

How to ride a rental bike from Berlin to Copenhagen – and leave it there

How to ride a rental bike from Berlin to Copenhagen – and leave it there

Wasserwende: Germany urges more people to drink tap water to protect environment
Germany

Wasserwende: Germany urges more people to drink tap water to protect environment

Denmark’s first electric ferry ‘sets sail’ on maiden voyage
Denmark

Denmark’s first electric ferry ‘sets sail’ on maiden voyage

Holidaymakers in southern Italy warned of ‘dangerous’ blue crabs invading beaches
Italy

Holidaymakers in southern Italy warned of ‘dangerous’ blue crabs invading beaches

No, Venice hasn’t just banned cruise ships from its lagoon
Italy

No, Venice hasn’t just banned cruise ships from its lagoon

WATCH: First Eurasion Lynx born in Spanish Pyrenees for more than a century
Spain

WATCH: First Eurasion Lynx born in Spanish Pyrenees for more than a century

‘We need a meat tax’: German politicians pitch plan to improve animal welfare
Germany

‘We need a meat tax’: German politicians pitch plan to improve animal welfare

VIDEO: Man who ‘recycled’ fridge by throwing it off a cliff in southern Spain made to drag it back up
Spain

VIDEO: Man who ‘recycled’ fridge by throwing it off a cliff in southern Spain made to drag it back up

Sand stolen by tourists returned to Sardinian beaches
Italy

Sand stolen by tourists returned to Sardinian beaches

Swedish researchers create world’s first paper battery
Sweden

Swedish researchers create world’s first paper battery

Beaches closed on French Riviera after pollution alert
France

Beaches closed on French Riviera after pollution alert

France’s experimental ‘solar highway’ has failed, admit officials
France

France’s experimental ‘solar highway’ has failed, admit officials

Grannies for Future: 100-year-old German great-grandma enters politics
Germany

Grannies for Future: 100-year-old German great-grandma enters politics

Malmö: Swimmers warned to stay out of water due to dangeous algae
Sweden

Malmö: Swimmers warned to stay out of water due to dangeous algae

Canary Islands consider ban on ‘stone towers’ made popular by Instagram
Spain

Canary Islands consider ban on ‘stone towers’ made popular by Instagram

Obama worm: Flesh eating flatworm with hundreds of eyes poses new threat to Spanish wildlife
Spain

Obama worm: Flesh eating flatworm with hundreds of eyes poses new threat to Spanish wildlife

Trains instead of planes: Could domestic flights in Germany really become ‘obsolete’?
Germany

Trains instead of planes: Could domestic flights in Germany really become ‘obsolete’?

Fridays for Future: First German students fined for skipping class
Germany

Fridays for Future: First German students fined for skipping class

Volunteers find dead birds with plastic-filled stomachs on Danish beaches
Denmark

Volunteers find dead birds with plastic-filled stomachs on Danish beaches

‘Disgusting dumpsters’: Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears
Italy

‘Disgusting dumpsters’: Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears

Here’s what you need to know about recycling in Italy
Italy

Here’s what you need to know about recycling in Italy

‘More recycling, less rubbish’: minister wants Denmark to cut down on trash
Denmark

‘More recycling, less rubbish’: minister wants Denmark to cut down on trash

Malmö to host groundbreaking textile recycling plant
Sweden

Malmö to host groundbreaking textile recycling plant

Swiss army accidentally pollutes protected lake with litres of oil
Switzerland

Swiss army accidentally pollutes protected lake with litres of oil

Trash to cash: Can Germany turn its plastic waste into fuel?
Germany

Trash to cash: Can Germany turn its plastic waste into fuel?

Tell us: Is recycling actually possible in Italy?
Italy

Tell us: Is recycling actually possible in Italy?

Denmark extends recycling system to juice and smoothie bottles
Denmark

Denmark extends recycling system to juice and smoothie bottles

How the rest of the world sees Italy: Good for tourism, bad for tolerance?
Italy

How the rest of the world sees Italy: Good for tourism, bad for tolerance?

This couple turned a desire for a zero-waste household into a thriving Madrid business
Spain

This couple turned a desire for a zero-waste household into a thriving Madrid business

Old diesel cars banned from Paris from July 1st
France

Old diesel cars banned from Paris from July 1st

Environmental organizations cheer ‘historic’ Danish climate goal
Denmark

Environmental organizations cheer ‘historic’ Danish climate goal

What are the strange transparent ‘jelly bean’ creatures invading Spanish beaches?
Spain

What are the strange transparent ‘jelly bean’ creatures invading Spanish beaches?

How activists are battling German food waste with illegal dumpster diving
Germany

How activists are battling German food waste with illegal dumpster diving

Dane becomes first foreigner elected mayor of major German city

Dane becomes first foreigner elected mayor of major German city

Deutsche Bahn to stop using cancer-linked pesticide on its tracks
Germany

Deutsche Bahn to stop using cancer-linked pesticide on its tracks

Why Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is ditching fossil fuels
Norway

Why Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is ditching fossil fuels

Danish running events take tentative steps towards cutting out plastic
Denmark

Danish running events take tentative steps towards cutting out plastic

Will fines for electric scooter riders in German cities improve safety?
Germany

Will fines for electric scooter riders in German cities improve safety?

German supermarket chain Aldi set to charge for fruit and veg bags
Germany

German supermarket chain Aldi set to charge for fruit and veg bags

Greta Thunberg’s reaction to prestigious Amnesty award
Sweden

Greta Thunberg’s reaction to prestigious Amnesty award

From Greens to populists: How the Swiss election is shaping up
Switzerland

From Greens to populists: How the Swiss election is shaping up

Barcelona and Palma ranked worst in Europe for cruise ship pollution
Spain

Barcelona and Palma ranked worst in Europe for cruise ship pollution

How travelling by train in Germany is set to improve
Germany

How travelling by train in Germany is set to improve

MAP: The beaches in Spain where smoking is banned
Spain

MAP: The beaches in Spain where smoking is banned

Meet the expat with a mission to save Spain’s beaches
Spain

Meet the expat with a mission to save Spain’s beaches

France announces ‘world first’ ban on destruction of unsold non-food products
France

France announces ‘world first’ ban on destruction of unsold non-food products

What Swedish towns have the highest CO2 emissions per head?
Sweden

What Swedish towns have the highest CO2 emissions per head?

‘Help make us greener’: Danish rail operator to passengers
Denmark

‘Help make us greener’: Danish rail operator to passengers

Plan for 50km/h limit and lorry ban on Paris ring road
France

Plan for 50km/h limit and lorry ban on Paris ring road

Danish green party frustrated over sluggish European election result
Denmark

Danish green party frustrated over sluggish European election result

Mother and daughter take France to court over air pollution levels in Paris
France

Mother and daughter take France to court over air pollution levels in Paris

Italy’s booming Prosecco production is ‘unsustainable’, say researchers
Italy

Italy’s booming Prosecco production is ‘unsustainable’, say researchers

The Dane who wants to be mayor of a German city – and how he plans to modernize it

The Dane who wants to be mayor of a German city – and how he plans to modernize it

Map: These are the places in France with the highest levels of nuclear waste
France

Map: These are the places in France with the highest levels of nuclear waste

The perfect storm: Germany feels heat of climate vote
Germany

The perfect storm: Germany feels heat of climate vote

‘They’re our main competitors’: Germany’s far-right AfD lashes out against Greens
Germany

‘They’re our main competitors’: Germany’s far-right AfD lashes out against Greens

These are the areas of France that will be most affected by rising sea levels
France

These are the areas of France that will be most affected by rising sea levels

Electric planes ready for take-off? SAS starts researching hybrid aircraft

Electric planes ready for take-off? SAS starts researching hybrid aircraft

Germany relaxes rules on shooting wolves
Germany

Germany relaxes rules on shooting wolves

Giant ‘island’ of plastic rubbish forms in sea off Corsica
France

Giant ‘island’ of plastic rubbish forms in sea off Corsica

Why your takeaway coffee could soon cost more in Germany
Germany

Why your takeaway coffee could soon cost more in Germany

What is Italy doing about the shocking level of plastic pollution on its coastline?
Italy

What is Italy doing about the shocking level of plastic pollution on its coastline?

This map reveals Sweden’s cleanest swimming spots
Sweden

This map reveals Sweden’s cleanest swimming spots

Are plastic bags on the way out in Germany?
Germany

Are plastic bags on the way out in Germany?

Why Norway’s bike-sharing schemes outperform those in Sweden and Denmark
Norway

Why Norway’s bike-sharing schemes outperform those in Sweden and Denmark

Danish opposition split over future climate laws
Denmark

Danish opposition split over future climate laws

How Spain brought the Iberian Lynx back from the brink of extinction
Spain

How Spain brought the Iberian Lynx back from the brink of extinction

Green activists spill fake blood on Paris’s Trocadero
France

Green activists spill fake blood on Paris’s Trocadero

Sweden’s greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing: new stats
Sweden

Sweden’s greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing: new stats

Spanish brown bear wanders across border into Portugal, the first in 175 years
Spain

Spanish brown bear wanders across border into Portugal, the first in 175 years

Denmark launches hydrogen-powered taxis in bid to clear emissions
Denmark

Denmark launches hydrogen-powered taxis in bid to clear emissions

Is Switzerland bad for the environment?
Switzerland

Is Switzerland bad for the environment?

Geneva set to ban single-use plastics
Switzerland

Geneva set to ban single-use plastics

French climate activists in sit-in protest denounce ‘republic of polluters’
France

French climate activists in sit-in protest denounce ‘republic of polluters’

Old diesel cars will soon be banned on this Stockholm street
Sweden

Old diesel cars will soon be banned on this Stockholm street

Germany opens Baltic Sea’s largest wind park
Germany

Germany opens Baltic Sea’s largest wind park

Ikea to launch rental flat-packs, but how green is the Swedish furniture giant?
Sweden

Ikea to launch rental flat-packs, but how green is the Swedish furniture giant?

Bavaria to transform landmark ‘save the bees’ petition into law
Germany

Bavaria to transform landmark ‘save the bees’ petition into law

German truckers also ‘manipulated’ emissions devices
Germany

German truckers also ‘manipulated’ emissions devices

Germany reports first C02 fall in five years
Germany

Germany reports first C02 fall in five years

Sweden’s temperature is rising more than TWICE as fast as the global average
Sweden

Sweden’s temperature is rising more than TWICE as fast as the global average

EU Parliament votes to ban single use plastics
Germany

EU Parliament votes to ban single use plastics

Rome brings in ban on single-use plastics to thwart ‘ecomafia’
Italy

Rome brings in ban on single-use plastics to thwart ‘ecomafia’

Swedish environmentalist Thunberg nominated for French freedom prize
Sweden

Swedish environmentalist Thunberg nominated for French freedom prize

Gibraltar just banned balloons in bid to save marine life
Spain

Gibraltar just banned balloons in bid to save marine life

Tens of thousands join Greta Thunberg’s global youth demo for climate
Sweden

Tens of thousands join Greta Thunberg’s global youth demo for climate

Q&A: What’s the latest on the oil slick heading for France’s west coast?
France

Q&A: What’s the latest on the oil slick heading for France’s west coast?

PHOTOS: Italian students join global school strike for climate
Italy

PHOTOS: Italian students join global school strike for climate

Danish agriculture wants to be carbon neutral by 2050
Denmark

Danish agriculture wants to be carbon neutral by 2050

Thousands of climate strikes planned on Friday, inspired by Sweden’s Greta Thunberg
Sweden

Thousands of climate strikes planned on Friday, inspired by Sweden’s Greta Thunberg

How Greta Thunberg’s school strike became a global climate movement
Sweden

How Greta Thunberg’s school strike became a global climate movement

Danish dairy giant wants CO2-neutral milk production by 2050
Denmark

Danish dairy giant wants CO2-neutral milk production by 2050

Swiss motorways to get 100 new electric vehicle charging stations
Switzerland

Swiss motorways to get 100 new electric vehicle charging stations

Italy introduces eco-tax on polluting cars: Here’s how it works
Italy

Italy introduces eco-tax on polluting cars: Here’s how it works

‘We breathe in poison’: Why the Po Valley is one of the most polluted places in Italy
Italy

‘We breathe in poison’: Why the Po Valley is one of the most polluted places in Italy

Citizens’ petition for new climate law fails to gain backing of Danish parliament
Denmark

Citizens’ petition for new climate law fails to gain backing of Danish parliament

Regulate chemicals in food packaging: Danish minister
Denmark

Regulate chemicals in food packaging: Danish minister

Bavaria celebrates most successful referendum ever – to save its bees
Germany

Bavaria celebrates most successful referendum ever – to save its bees

Bari becomes first Italian city to pay people to bike to work
Italy

Bari becomes first Italian city to pay people to bike to work

Urban sprawl vote: Swiss reject plan to freeze construction zones
Switzerland

Urban sprawl vote: Swiss reject plan to freeze construction zones

Startup founder hits back at ‘eco-profeteering’ criticism: ‘It’s not money which is driving me’
Sweden

Startup founder hits back at ‘eco-profeteering’ criticism: ‘It’s not money which is driving me’

Bavarians brave cold to campaign to ‘Save the Bees’
Germany

Bavarians brave cold to campaign to ‘Save the Bees’

Are Germany’s autobahns really the safest highways in the world?
Germany

Are Germany’s autobahns really the safest highways in the world?

Sonar may provoke suicide in whales, reveals Spanish study
Spain

Sonar may provoke suicide in whales, reveals Spanish study

Explained: the referendum that aims to save the Swiss countryside
Switzerland

Explained: the referendum that aims to save the Swiss countryside

Tiny killer threatens giant clam, aquatic emblem of the Med
Spain

Tiny killer threatens giant clam, aquatic emblem of the Med

Swedish teen climate activist in Davos: ‘It’s time to get angry’
Sweden

Swedish teen climate activist in Davos: ‘It’s time to get angry’

Greenland’s ice is melting at increasing speed: analysis
Denmark

Greenland’s ice is melting at increasing speed: analysis

These are the 55 most polluted towns in Italy
Italy

These are the 55 most polluted towns in Italy

Germany considers Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change
Germany

Germany considers Autobahn speed limit to fight climate change

Thousands protest in Berlin against industrialised agriculture
Germany

Thousands protest in Berlin against industrialised agriculture

Worried about the environment? This Danish uni can make you part of the solution

Worried about the environment? This Danish uni can make you part of the solution

Denmark throws away too much plastic, recycling could save millions: report
Denmark

Denmark throws away too much plastic, recycling could save millions: report

Dane loses to state in appeal case over beaver damage
Denmark

Dane loses to state in appeal case over beaver damage

French court axes market approval of Bayer’s Roundup weed-killer
France

French court axes market approval of Bayer’s Roundup weed-killer

Paris to plant 170,000 new trees and turn key spots into urban forests
France

Paris to plant 170,000 new trees and turn key spots into urban forests

Court confirms €1.5 billion compensation for Prestige oil spill
Spain

Court confirms €1.5 billion compensation for Prestige oil spill

Why Italian environmentalists want you to buy Sardinia’s dunes
Italy

Why Italian environmentalists want you to buy Sardinia’s dunes

How Germany will shut down its last black coal mine
Germany

How Germany will shut down its last black coal mine

Denmark’s first rooftop farm faces closure
Denmark

Denmark’s first rooftop farm faces closure

Fire in Rome: toxic smoke from waste blaze spreading over the city
Italy

Fire in Rome: toxic smoke from waste blaze spreading over the city

Italian government proposes controversial eco-tax on polluting cars
Italy

Italian government proposes controversial eco-tax on polluting cars

Swedes’ meat consumption continues to decrease
Sweden

Swedes’ meat consumption continues to decrease

Denmark wants to ban single-use plastic bags
Denmark

Denmark wants to ban single-use plastic bags

Germany sets aside €500 million for clean air initiative
Germany

Germany sets aside €500 million for clean air initiative

Aarhus crematorium aims to go carbon neutral
Denmark

Aarhus crematorium aims to go carbon neutral

Thousands march in Germany calling for end to coal power
Germany

Thousands march in Germany calling for end to coal power

Why dead fish will be used to power Norwegian cruise ships
Norway

Why dead fish will be used to power Norwegian cruise ships

Snipers wanted to hunt Spain’s Green-Feathered Terror
Spain

Snipers wanted to hunt Spain’s Green-Feathered Terror

Here are Denmark’s 15 most beautiful natural areas
Denmark

Here are Denmark’s 15 most beautiful natural areas

How Germany’s environment minister plans to turn around plastic use
Germany

How Germany’s environment minister plans to turn around plastic use

Swiss science: Real-time feedback makes hotel guests slash shower power
Switzerland

Swiss science: Real-time feedback makes hotel guests slash shower power

Volkswagen to spend 44 billion euros on ‘electric offensive’
Germany

Volkswagen to spend 44 billion euros on ‘electric offensive’

Record-breaking Swiss Alps postcard sends message against climate change
Switzerland

Record-breaking Swiss Alps postcard sends message against climate change

Diesel driving bans ‘self-destructive’: German transit minister
Germany

Diesel driving bans ‘self-destructive’: German transit minister

Germany eases diesel vehicle bans, angering environmentalists
Germany

Germany eases diesel vehicle bans, angering environmentalists

Danish data centres unlikely to make use of surplus power: report
Denmark

Danish data centres unlikely to make use of surplus power: report

Denmark’s bacon exports damaging environment: Greenpeace
Denmark

Denmark’s bacon exports damaging environment: Greenpeace

In pictures: spectacular images show beauty of Swiss wildlife
Switzerland

In pictures: spectacular images show beauty of Swiss wildlife

Swiss billionaire pledges to give $1 billion towards saving planet
Switzerland

Swiss billionaire pledges to give $1 billion towards saving planet

Why Sweden’s waste imports may not be as eco-friendly as you think
Sweden

Why Sweden’s waste imports may not be as eco-friendly as you think

Denmark to clamp down on chemical-containing toys
Denmark

Denmark to clamp down on chemical-containing toys

Senate’s ‘Re-Use Berlin’ campaign part of capital’s drive towards ‘zero waste’ policy
Germany

Senate’s ‘Re-Use Berlin’ campaign part of capital’s drive towards ‘zero waste’ policy

Denmark to continue herring fishing after warnings over dwindling population
Denmark

Denmark to continue herring fishing after warnings over dwindling population

‘Year of extremes’ for shrinking Swiss glaciers in 2018: study
Switzerland

‘Year of extremes’ for shrinking Swiss glaciers in 2018: study

Danish government boosts electric cars, puts out fireplaces in extensive climate plan
Denmark

Danish government boosts electric cars, puts out fireplaces in extensive climate plan

Google to measure pollution in Copenhagen’s streets
Denmark

Google to measure pollution in Copenhagen’s streets

Stop selling new petrol and diesel-fuelled cars by 2030: Danish government
Denmark

Stop selling new petrol and diesel-fuelled cars by 2030: Danish government

Danish shipping firm tests Russian Arctic route
Denmark

Danish shipping firm tests Russian Arctic route

IN PICS: See how Lake Annecy’s water levels have dropped to lowest in 70 years
France

IN PICS: See how Lake Annecy’s water levels have dropped to lowest in 70 years

Northern Swedish cities see the effects of climate change more than anywhere else in Europe
Sweden

Northern Swedish cities see the effects of climate change more than anywhere else in Europe

Oslo dwellers divided over city’s drive to get cars off the streets
Norway

Oslo dwellers divided over city’s drive to get cars off the streets

France reverses car tyre sea sanctuary – an environmental flop
France

France reverses car tyre sea sanctuary – an environmental flop

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