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EC proposes new investment court for TTIP

The European Commission has proposed a new investment court as part of the EU-US trade agreement to replace a contentious mechanism for resolving investors’ disputes with regulators
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Sustainable development goals agreed

Diplomats meeting at the UN have adopted 17 sustainable development goals for the next 15 years, including taking “urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts”.
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Green public procurement’s growing pains

Greening public buying has been on the agenda for many years but progress on the ground has been slow. Roz Bulleid looks at what policymakers are doing to help
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Biodiversity Protection

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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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