Published 01 Jun 2004
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:16 PM
Evidence of climate change is growing; nitrate pollution from farming continues;
much of Europe's urban population is still exposed to air pollution above health protection levels; packaging waste is increasing and is projected to continue doing so.
These are among the main findings of the EEA's latest annual survey of environmental trends in its 31 member countries, EEA Signals 2004, published today.
Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea-ice and the Greenland ice ...