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The Road to Kunming: Europe talks big on biodiversity

The Road to Kunming: Europe talks big on biodiversity

In the opening session of the COP15 on biodiversity, European officials were among those calling not only to halt nature’s startling decline but also to reverse the trend. But will the Commission’s... Read more

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Climate

Why ‘safe haven’ Europe cannot escape the effects of climate change

Europe and North America are the regions of the world best able to deal with the threats of climate change, a new study suggests. But what does that mean in a world facing extreme environmental stress?

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Code Red: pressure builds on EU legislators to deliver ahead of COP26

With the UN climate summit in Glasgow, the public rhetoric in Brussels is stepping up a notch. But as so often, decisions on key EU climate policies are being settled behind closed doors.

Land

The EU loves meat. Campaigners say it’s trashing the climate

As a new report highlighted the meat industry’s massive environmental footprint, a parliamentary committee gave its approval to the EU’s agricultural subsidy scheme that critics warn will only worsen the problem. How can the bloc move towards a more sustainable food model?

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What to expect in this autumn’s green policy ‘tsunami’

With the summer recess over, the Brussels bubble now looks ahead to a busy autumn, with another huge dossier of legislative proposals expected in December. Here’s what to look out for.

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Climate

Interview: Why a green group is making the case for industrial carbon capture and storage

Interview: Why a green group is making the case for industrial carbon capture and storage

Jonas Helseth, EU director at Norwegian environmental group Bellona, talks to ENDS Europe about the need for a “no regrets” embrace of CO2 abatement infrastructure to kick-start the EU’s industrial decarbonisation.

Products

Interview: Why the EU’s circular economy plans must go beyond plastic waste

Interview: Why the EU’s circular economy plans must go beyond plastic waste

Carsten Wachholz, senior policy manager at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, tells ENDS Europe about the EU’s upcoming reforms to packaging waste rules and why simply replacing plastic with paper is not a sustainable option.

Climate

Interview: Laurence Tubiana on why Europe needs a new social contract

Interview: Laurence Tubiana on why Europe needs a new social contract

Laurence Tubiana, one of the architects of the Paris Agreement, talks to ENDS Europe about how a new relationship between citizens and the state can bolster climate action, and what can be done about the EU’s “democratic deficit”.

Air

Interview: WHO public health director on why the EU needs ambitious air pollution rules

Interview: WHO public health director on why the EU needs ambitious air pollution rules

The World Health Organization this week unveiled drastically lower recommended limits for harmful air pollutants in order to protect public health. Speaking to ENDS Europe, Dr Maria Neira, the WHO’s director of public health and environment, urges the EU to be “ambitious” with its own limits too.

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Who is Virginijus Sinkevičius, the EU’s next environment commissioner?

Who is Virginijus Sinkevičius, the EU’s next environment commissioner?

Lithuanian, 28 years old, minister for economy and innovation since 2017, Virginijus Sinkevicius has been appointed European Commissioner for Environment and Oceans

Climate

Infographic: who sits on the new energy committee?

Infographic: who sits on the new energy committee?

The European Parliament’s industry, research and energy (ITRE) committee’s brief includes proposing amendments to legislative proposals in key climate-related policy areas.

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CHART: Who is on the new Environment Committee?

CHART: Who is on the new Environment Committee?

The European Parliament has decided on who will sit in its committees for the 2019-2014 legislative period - click through for a full list of the new environment committee

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