With security worries taking centre stage at the EU space conference, Copernicus stakeholders shared concern that the satellite system will be left in the lurch, despite its role in monitoring... Read more
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The inside track on EU environmental policy discussions from our Brussels correspondents
A group of MEPs looked to Hollywood this week for inspiration as they discussed what the future holds for the EU’s forests.
The question of how to deal with the EU’s rubbish mountain dominated the agenda this week, while MEPs made it increasingly clear it will have to be dealt with at home.
Ministers are set to arrive at the Egyptian beach resort next week to try and unblock talks on loss and damage, the most controversial part of this year’s climate summit, with rich and poor countries still far from a deal.
Europe must start considering how to provide a safe haven for people pushed out of their homes by an increasingly extreme climate, according to a recently published book.
Large installations of solar panels in space could provide an “important fraction of the electricity needs of Europe by 2050”, say studies commissioned by the European Space Agency. Not everyone is convinced.