Month: February 1999
EC chemicals legislation “not good enough”, says Bjerregaard
The development over the last 30 years of Europe’s “impressive arsenal” of legal instruments covering industrial chemicals, has not been reflected in growing public confidence in chemicals, says EU Environment Commissioner, Ritt Bjerregaard. “We're getting the message that the current Community legislation just isn't doing the job”.
World approaches threshold of change in response to environmental threats
The world may be approaching the threshold of a sweeping change in the way we respond to environmental threats - a social threshold that, once crossed, could profoundly change our outlook, according to an article released yesterday by the Worldwatch Institute.
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