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ETS plays minor role in firms’ climate action

The EU emissions trading system, Europe’s flagship climate policy, has largely failed to act as a key driver for low-carbon investment in the installations it regulates, an EU report has found

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MEP calls for ban on diesel in urban areas

The European Commission should draw up a ‘transport and climate plan', including a ban on diesel in urban areas by 2020, an MEP drafting the European Parliament’s position on urban mobility has argued

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World’s energy giants responsible for 31% of CO2

A third of annual greenhouse gas emissions globally were caused by just 32 energy companies, including France’s Total, Royal Dutch Shell and Germany’s RWE, a new study has shown

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Susanne Baker

REACH must be adapted to the circular economy

The EU’s chemicals policy is out of step with the drive towards ‘remanufacturing’: REACH’s unpredictability risks undermining this important circular economy sector, says Susanne Baker of EEF

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People, David Palmer Jones

Circular economy must spur recycling demand

Market forces alone will not deliver a more circular economy: the revised package must contain new measures to boost demand for secondary raw materials, argues FEAD president David Palmer-Jones

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Biodiversity Protection

People: Karmenu Vella (CC BY SA 3.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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