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German agency calls for green approach to TTIP

The EU-US trade agreement should include a list of areas where cooperation on environmental standards would benefit both regions, Germany's environment agency has recommended
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BASF has no plans to return to EU GM market

German multinational BASF will not restart its genetically modified crop business in Europe, in spite of the recent legal change on authorising crops for cultivation
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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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Energy Union

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At a meeting in Brussels on 19 March, heads of state and government discussed proposals on the EU energy union, including provisions on renewables and energy efficiency.

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