Should your accelerator pedal curb your speeding?

The EU proposes fitting all new cars with technology that makes it harder to exceed the speed limit.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Oct. 7, 2020 ~4 min

car-industry european-union road-safety

Glue bird traps: Macron suspends use amid EU row

President Emmanuel Macron orders an end to the much-criticised method for catching songbirds.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 27, 2020 ~3 min

conservation birds france european-union hunting

Proposal to spend 25% of EU budget on climate change

Eight countries propose the strategy - but nations such as Germany oppose strengthening commitments.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 8, 2019 ~4 min

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'Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable'

600 scientists call on the EU to make trade with Brazil more sustainable to protect the planet.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 25, 2019 ~2 min

climate-change brazil european-union amazon-rainforest global-trade

A no-deal Brexit isn’t going to be good for Britain’s health

Regardless of how Britain leaves the EU, serious consequences for British health will follow, but a no-deal Brexit would have the greatest impact.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
March 15, 2019 ~3 min

politics united-kingdom government european-union health-and-medicine

Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

See an animation showing the concentration and movement of nitrogen dioxide through the atmosphere.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Jan. 14, 2019 ~4 min

 climate-change  pollution  air-pollution  space-exploration  european-union

EU moves to protect large carnivores

Farmers will receive 100% compensation for any damages caused by bears, wolves and other wild carnivores.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Nov. 9, 2018 ~4 min

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Single-use plastics ban approved by European Parliament

Plastic items such as cutlery and straws would be banned in the EU under plans approved by MEPs.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 24, 2018 ~4 min

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European Commission hopes for big science funding uplift - BBC News

The European Commission has set out how it wants to spend €100bn (£87bn) on science in the next EU budget.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
June 7, 2018 ~5 min

 brexit  science-policy  european-union

European Commission seeks to boost space spending - BBC News

The European Commission has set out how it wants to spend the next EU space budget.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
June 6, 2018 ~5 min

 brexit  european-space-agency  european-union  galileo-project

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