Politics & Law

‘Fit for 55’: What to expect from the carbon pricing proposals

‘Fit for 55’: What to expect from the carbon pricing proposals

In the third instalment of ENDS’ three-part series, Simon Pickstone takes a look at the key issues we can expect to see in the European Commission’s proposals for a carbon border tax, an expanded... Read more

Politics & Law

‘Fit for 55’: What to expect for energy, land use and effort sharing

‘Fit for 55’: What to expect for energy, land use and effort sharing

In part two of ENDS’ three-part series on the ‘fit for 55’ package, Robert Hodgson examines four key files covering renewable energy and energy efficiency, emissions not covered by the EU carbon market, and land use and forestry.

Politics & Law

‘Fit for 55’: What to expect from the proposals on transport

‘Fit for 55’: What to expect from the proposals on transport

In the first instalment of a three-part series on the eagerly awaited ‘fit for 55’ package, ENDS takes a look at what to expect from the files linked to decarbonising transport.

Politics & Law

Parliament approves EU net-zero goal amid concerns over scale of ambition

In a plenary vote on Thursday, MEPs gave final approval to the EU’s goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, as the Green group warned the target was not enough to keep climate change in check.

Energy

Survey shows patchy implementation of EU’s low-energy building rules

Since January, all newly built homes and commercial real estate must be near-zero-energy buildings, but a wide variation in standards applied from country to country is undermining EU climate goals, says the Buildings Performance Institute Europe.

Land

Biocontrols ‘key’ to sustainable agriculture - think tank

Biological pest control could be a key enabler of the European Green Deal by reducing the risks of soil and water pollution from farming, and cutting its impact on human health, a recent report has said.

Politics & Law

Top international lawyers draft ecocide definition

An expert panel of lawyers has published a draft definition of ecocide they hope will one day be listed as an international crime.

European Green Deal

Latest news, analysis and insights on the flagship plan to decarbonise Europe by 2050

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Get the latest on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak for environmental policymaking across the EU

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Keep up-to-date with essential information on environment-related infringement proceedings

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Land

Blog: How EU timber demand is casting a shadow in Ukraine

Blog: How EU timber demand is casting a shadow in Ukraine

The EU’s environmental footprint beyond its borders was brought into the spotlight this week as a group of NGOs showed how wood harvested from old-growth forests in the Ukrainian Carpathians reaches the EU through legal channels.

Politics & Law

Interview: Slovenia’s environment minister on EU Council presidency plans

Andrej Vizjak, Slovenia’s minister for environment and spatial planning, speaks to ENDS about his government’s green agenda as it prepares to take over the rotating presidency of the EU Council.

Politics & Law

Blog: Trans-Atlantic climate credibility on the line as Brussels locks down for Biden visit

With US president Joe Biden set to come to Brussels next week, campaigners are hoping for more than just warm words on climate action, as the head of the UN warns we are nearing the point of no return.

Chemicals

Interview: How the EU can turn the tide on hazardous chemicals

Anne-Sofie Bäckar, executive director of advocacy group ChemSec, talks to ENDS about “disturbing” discrepancies in EU chemicals data, tackling the PFAS threat, and what it will take to make good on the promises of the European Green Deal.

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The ENDS Europe Infringements Dashboard

The ENDS Europe Infringements Dashboard

UPDATED: Details of more than 90 new infringements have been added to the ENDS Europe Infringements Dashboard, an interactive online tool to help you keep up to date with essential information on environmental infringement proceedings.

Land

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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