“Don't expect the new law to be presented at the end of March,” said Stefan Leiner, who heads the biodiversity unit in the commission's directorate-general for environment, referring to the publication of a biodiversity strategy to 2030.
“Binding means legislation, and we all know that developing and adopting legislation in the environmental field is not something you do like that,” he said at a policy forum in Brussels on Thursday.
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