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CORSIA pilot scheme on track to start next year

CORSIA pilot scheme on track to start next year

An international scheme designed to address the aviation industry’s climate impact is set to begin its pilot phase next year after members of the International Civil Aviation Organization agreed on... Read more

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Politics & Law

Blog: Lobster offers Europe a cautionary tale on trade and the environment

Blog: Lobster offers Europe a cautionary tale on trade and the environment

In Brussels this week: the EU stands accused of hastening the demise of an endangered whale, the battle over ‘clean hydrogen’ rages on, and Hungary makes western Europe a climate action offer it can only refuse.

Climate

Czech coal commission ‘not credible’

Campaigners have attacked a government body tasked with deciding how and when the Czech coal industry should end.

Climate

Commission ‘must reconsider’ scrapping Effort Sharing Regulation

Plans to phase out or considerably alter a key EU law requiring member states to cut greenhouse gases in sectors outside the emissions trading system risk undermining the net-zero transition, green groups have warned.

Water

Auditors issue damning report on EU marine protection

The EU’s Court of Auditors has found that the bloc’s framework for marine conservation has proven to be inadequate, and warned that member states need to be more diligent.

Energy

Coal phase-out: German plans ‘in line with EU competition law’

The German government’s plans to compensate hard coal power plants that shut down early to meet its climate objectives have been given the green light by the European Commission.

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Interview: A place for metal ore mining in Europe as green deal takes shape

Interview: A place for metal ore mining in Europe as green deal takes shape

The EU will need a lot more windmills and solar farms as it ramps up its renewable power production – and that means more metals, says Guy Thiran, director general of trade association Eurometaux.

Politics & Law

Blog: CAP ire continues, the rise of the EU’s Atlantis and the European Parliament’s eternal question

What does a sunken Ice Age island have to do with the EU’s renewable energy targets? And has the European Commission finally managed to put an end to its beef with member states over the CAP? Robert Hodgson investigates.

Climate

Interview: Former EU climate chief Connie Hedegaard on the bloc’s low-carbon future

The EU’s first climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard talks to ENDS about her return to the Brussels bubble, why COP15 was not the failure many think it was and why the EU should hurry up and agree on a 55% emissions cut.

Land

Interview: Head of EU farming lobby on CAP reform, Brexit and Biden

Pekka Pesonen, head of the EU’s powerful agriculture lobby group COPA-COGECA, talks to ENDS about the Common Agricultural Policy, Brexit and the prospect of Biden in the White House.

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IN-DEPTH: Are Europe’s CAP reform plans compatible with the Green Deal?

With MEPs and agriculture ministers coming under fire from green campaigners over their positions on a reformed Common Agriculture Policy. Here’s what is at stake for the environment.

Water

Map: How clean are the EU's bathing waters?

How clean is the water at your favourite swimming site? Click through to view an interactive map with details of the quality of the EU's 22,000 monitored bathing sites in 2019

Climate

Bar chart race: Europe's largest CO2 emitters

Click through to view an animated chart showing how European nations have contributed to climate change since 1750

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