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Blog: The European Green Deal: boldly going where no environmental policy has gone ...

Blog: The European Green Deal: boldly going where no environmental policy has gone

This latest from Brussels: Lukewarm reception for just transition fund proposals, UK lawmakers set to bow out and countdown begins to European space conference

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Blog: Serious work to begin after brief moment of calm

In Brussels, this week has been a moment of calm before the serious work begins. Next week is set to see the publication of concrete plans for a just transition mechanism, while MEPs will turn their attention to the dark arts of comitology

Climate

Blog: Hacks to join climate fight in 2020 with world's longest ever press conference

As Brussels winds up for the year, journalists have launched plans to run the world's longest press conference in 2020 to draw attention to the climate crisis. But can it really help shift the minds of Europe's own climate laggards?

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Blog: Livestock, where farming collides with climate concerns

In an important week for climate policy, livestock producers took to Brussels to protest being ‘demonised’ in the emissions debate

Climate

Blog: Moët et Chandon, but no special cause for celebration at COP 25

The high-level segment of COP 25 got under way earlier this week “with urgent reminders that the international community is running out of time to tackle the climate crisis”, according to the UNFCC’s communiqué, but this sentiment appears hardly to have ruffled the business-as-usual atmosphere

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Politics & Law

Interview: EU-UK law expert Begonia Filgueira on what Brexit means for the environment

Interview: EU-UK law expert Begonia Filgueira on what Brexit means for the environment

While the UK is now set to leave the EU this month, much of the hard work on shaping its future relationship with the bloc is just beginning. Begonia Filgueira talks to ENDS about the implications for environmental law

Climate

Interview: EEB's Wates on the new EU executive, 'friendly fire', and why climate criminals should be behind bars

Interview: EEB's Wates on the new EU executive, 'friendly fire', and why climate criminals should be behind bars

Jeremy Wates, the long standing secretary general of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), speaks to ENDS about the tumultuous year that was 2019, which saw a 'green wave' contribute to a major shift in the balance of power in the European Parliament and the commission, and what lies ahead

Waste

Interview: Zero Waste leader Rossano Ercolini - the 'eco-revolution is underway'

Interview: Zero Waste leader Rossano Ercolini - the 'eco-revolution is underway'

Zero Waste Europe president Rossano Ercolini tells ENDS how he went from blocking an incinerator in Tuscany to signing up 361 European municipalities to the zero waste principles

Markets & Corporate

Interview: The IIGCC's Rachel Ward on why sustainable finance is on the verge of a step change

Interview: The IIGCC's Rachel Ward on why sustainable finance is on the verge of a step change

The financial risks attached to climate are alarming European institutional investors, says Rachel Ward, head of policy at the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change

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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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