Interview: Sinkevicius on his first year as environment commissioner

It has been a big year for Virginijus Sinkevicius, the EU’s youngest ever commissioner, who has been tasked with steering key parts of the European Green Deal through choppy waters as the bloc grapples with Covid-19 and a major recession.

by ENDS staff
Sinkevicius: “My call is to invest in forests and wetlands, rivers and coastal areas, and in protected areas, in organic agriculture, and in green and blue infrastructure.” (Photo by Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Sinkevicius: “My call is to invest in forests and wetlands, rivers and coastal areas, and in protected areas, in organic agriculture, and in green and blue infrastructure.” (Photo by Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

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