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Brussels calls for regional climate cooperation

National climate and energy plans for 2020-30 should take a regional approach to meeting targets, identifying areas for joint planning with neighbouring countries, according to leaked note

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Agriculture MEPs reject GM imports proposal

The European Parliament’s agriculture committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposal to allow countries to ban the use of genetically modified food and feed on their territory

Marco Mensink, director general, CEPI

Circular economy needs incineration restrictions

The new circular economy package can support Europe’s existing circular industries by putting a strong focus on raw material availability and quality recycling, says Marco Mensink of CEPI

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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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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