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Blog: ‘If you can’t fix it, you don’t really own it’

Blog: ‘If you can’t fix it, you don’t really own it’

With the European Commission seeking views on new ecodesign rules, can the EU finally break the business model of planned obsolence that's driving consumers to despair?

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Blog: As the US burns, the EU gears up for ‘climate Wednesday’

The second week of (new) normal business after the summer break has seen Brussels green deal politicking gathering pace, as California’s orange skies serve as an urgent reminder of what is at stake

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Blog: A Brussels rentrée like no other

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate the EU's short-term planning, September promises to be a month of major political bust-ups over climate and chemicals policy

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Inside Brussels: The outlook for the rest of 2020

There's set to be a packed agenda when Brussels returns from its summer break, with the commission due to deliver a series of green plans, including its chemicals strategy for sustainability, a European climate pact, a renewed sustainable finance strategy, and more. Here's what you need to know

Politics & Law

Are we going back to normal after the holidays?

Leaders of EU countries are back in Brussels to discuss the continent’s economic recovery following the Covid-19 crisis. It is the first time in months they have met in person. Should workers expect a return to normality when they return to Brussels after the EU institutions’ summer break?

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Chemicals

ECHA’s Bjorn Hansen: ‘There are a lot of chemicals out there whose safety has not yet been demonstrated’

ECHA’s Bjorn Hansen: ‘There are a lot of chemicals out there whose safety has not yet been demonstrated’

ECHA executive directive Bjorn Hansen speaks to ENDS about the upcoming Chemicals Strategy, fixing REACH’s backlog of missing data and the EU’s need for an integrated approach to assessing substances

Land

Interview: How EU legislation could help save forests worldwide

Interview: How EU legislation could help save forests worldwide

EU legislation could promote higher environmental standards in supply chains across the world, according to Helen Bellfield, policy director at Global Canopy. But efforts must be ‘targeted’ and exporters of key commodities need support

Energy

Interview: Light at the end of the tunnel for carbon capture and storage?

Interview: Light at the end of the tunnel for carbon capture and storage?

Peter van Os, leader of a major research project for carbon capture and storage, tells ENDS the technology could be ready for deployment within the next five years - but only with the right incentives

Politics & Law

Interview: Climate law rapporteur Jytte Guteland on the need to keep up ambition on emissions cuts despite Covid-19

Interview: Climate law rapporteur Jytte Guteland on the need to keep up ambition on emissions cuts despite Covid-19

Swedish MEP Jytte Guteland is the S&D group's coordinator for the ENVI committee, the lead committee for the EU’s proposed climate law, as well as the committee’s rapporteur for the file. In an interview with ENDS, she explains her ambition to maintain the pace for the file despite the challenges caused by the ongoing pandemic

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Politics & Law

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.

Politics & Law

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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