Author: Kaeltia

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: The world’s sea floor is littered with an estimated 14 million tonnes of microplastics, broken down from the masses of rubbish entering the oceans every year, according to Australia’s national science agency Earth’s surface was […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China and one in the U.S. has found evidence that suggests as many as 30.8 million people suffered premature deaths in China over the years 2000 […]

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EU Harmonisation of substance/materials in contact with drinking water

EU Harmonisation of substance/materials in contact with drinking water

The European Drinking Water Directive has been revised. The nature of the materials that come into contact with water intended for human consumption can affect the quality of the water, either by causing the migration of potentially harmful substances, promoting microbial proliferation or altering the smell, colour or taste of the water. At the EU […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: Arctic sea ice is melting more quickly than once assumed. Today’s climate models have yet to incorporate the steep rise in temperatures that have occurred over the past 40 years. This, according to a new […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: COVID-19 has resurrected single-use plastics – are they back to stay? Moreover, Europe’s major rivers are littered with surgical masks and medical gloves discarded by people. After a storage tank in Norilsk, northern Russia, collapsed […]

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EU Pesticides Database updates

EU Pesticides Database updates

The following updates have been published in the EU Pesticide Database of the EU Commission website: 12/02/2020 Publication of Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/192 of 12 February 2020 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as regards MRLs for prochloraz in or on certain products (shall apply from 4 September 2020) 13/05/2020 Non-approval […]

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