At the start of December I gave a short presentation at the health session of the EEB's 40th Anniversary conference. It was based around three themes: the need to ensure pollution is part of discussions on the environment (rather than just climate, resource efficiency and biodiversity) the need to focus on increasing wellbeing in the jobs, growth & sustainability … [Read more...] about Science, pollution and wellbeing – three themes for Europe in 2015
Are EU laws on chemicals – like REACH – being properly enforced?
Last Tuesday I spoke at a Chemical Watch conference in Brussels as part of a day of presentations and discussion about enforcement of EU chemical laws like REACH. As I emphasised in my presentation, REACH is supposed to provide a high level of protection for human health and the environment. This won't happen if companies can dodge their legal responsibilities or if they can … [Read more...] about Are EU laws on chemicals – like REACH – being properly enforced?