Campaigners call on MEPs to reset CAP spending

Environmental groups have called on the European Parliament's newly appointed agriculture committee to accommodate higher climate and environmental ambition

Environmental groups have called on the European Parliament's newly appointed agriculture committee to accommodate higher climate and environmental ambition as the incoming assembly takes over the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform files.

“We urgently need to transform the CAP so it supports farmers to cut climate emissions, reverse the collapse of biodiversity, and deliver other public goods”, said Célia Nyssens, a policy officer at the European Environmental Bureau, one of the signatories of a letter sent to lawmakers on Wednesday.

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