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Blog: a growing chorus for a green recovery from Covid-19

Blog: a growing chorus for a green recovery from Covid-19

Can it really be just three weeks – yes, it's about coronavirus again – since we reported the first signs of the shutdown in Brussels? The end of the second week of the Belgian lockdown that isn't... Read more

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Blog: Learning from the coronavirus emergency

This week’s blog is written from London, where many people are roaming freely while most of Europe is in lockdown, grappling with a deadly virus that has already killed some 5,000 people

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The EU buzzword of the week: 'telework'

A busy week that saw the European Commission present two major parts of its European Green Deal – an industrial strategy and New Circular Economy Action Plan – were perhaps inevitably overshadowed by the inexorable march of Covid-19 across Europe

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Blog: The week the coronavirus came to town

With the EU institutions reporting their first cases of coronavirus, the usual flow of events and policy pow-wows in Brussels has begun to dry up. Could it have broader implications for environmental policy as well?

Energy

Blog: challenges for greener heat

Decarbonising the heating of bloc's housing stock is one of the toughest challenges standing in the way of the goal to achieve carbon net-neutrality by 2050. At an event this week in Brussels, experts weighed in on how to solve the problem

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Interview: former EU environment commissioner Janez Potocnik on the need for systemic change and circular economy

Interview: former EU environment commissioner Janez Potocnik on the need for systemic change and circular economy

Former commissioner for environment and for science and research Janez Potocnik speaks to ENDS about the EU executive’s New Circular Economy Action Plan unveiled this month, a vindication of his conviction that management of natural resources must play in any attempt to create a truly sustainable economic and social model

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Interview: Eurogas secretary general James Watson on decarbonisation, infrastructure, carbon capture, and molecules

Interview: Eurogas secretary general James Watson on decarbonisation, infrastructure, carbon capture, and molecules

Following the row last month over the EU's projects of common interest list, which angered green groups by including gas infrastructure, Eurogas's James Watson speaks to ENDS about his vision for how the gas industry can help the bloc meet its climate change goals

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Environment committee chair Pascal Canfin MEP on the climate law and circular economy plan

Environment committee chair Pascal Canfin MEP on the climate law and circular economy plan

Interview: ENDS speaks to the liberal Renew Europe group’s chair of the European Parliament’s environment committee, Pascal Canfin, about the commission’s progress on climate and environmental policy

Climate

Union leader Ludovic Voet on why the EU needs a just transition mechanism that really works

Union leader Ludovic Voet on why the EU needs a just transition mechanism that really works

European Trade Union Confederation confederal secretary Ludovic Voet, who leads on climate policy for the organisation representing 45 million workers, speaks to ENDS about about workers’ role in tackling the climate crisis, a truly pan-European ‘just transition’, and why corporate lobbying on climate policy must be resisted

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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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