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Renewables successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe

Wind, solar, biomass and other renewable energy technologies continued to grow in 2013. New data shows they have been an important driving force in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Europe.

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Europe’s green economy and other stories: what you may have missed in 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, the European Environment Agency (EEA) looks back at some of the interesting findings from its work throughout the year.

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A quarter of Europe’s population exposed to harmful traffic noise

More than 125 million Europeans could be exposed to levels of road traffic noise above legal guidelines. This causes a range of health problems, according to a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA).

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Waste prevention: decoupling waste generation from economic growth

Preventing waste is a top priority of waste policy in the European Union with potential economic and environmental benefits. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report reviews the state of play in the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

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Environment & Me: photo competition winners announced

Five stunning images of Europe’s environment have been selected as winners of a photography competition organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

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