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EC scientific advisor scrapped for now

The position of European Commission chief scientific advisor is now on hiatus, with no decision yet made about whether a replacement will be appointed
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Hard-won SDG draft ‘should not be reopened’

The 17 draft Sustainable Development Goals now on the table should not be opened for fresh negotiation as this would risk their being weakened and delayed, according to experts involved in the talks
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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 plans

People, Maroš Šefcovic: (credit: Katarzyna Czerwinska/Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej)

MEPs have approved Maroš Šefčovič as energy union commissioner following a European Parliament hearing on 20 October where he outlined his five-point plan for the role.

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