CAP: Anger as member states ‘declare war’ on green deal objectives

Campaign groups have reacted with disappointment to a late-night deal struck by member states on reforms to the EU Common Agricultural Policy that they claim would do little to reverse Europe’s biodiversity and climate crises.

by Simon Pickstone
Campaigners accused MEPs and ministers alike of undermining EU pledges to reverse the dramatic decline in nature caused in part by intensive agriculture (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP via Getty Images)
Campaigners accused MEPs and ministers alike of undermining EU pledges to reverse the dramatic decline in nature caused in part by intensive agriculture (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP via Getty Images)

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