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Interview: CAN director Wendel Trio on COP25, Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion

Interview: CAN director Wendel Trio on COP25, Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion

Climate Action Network director Wendel Trio tells ENDS that time is running out for Europe to take the lead in global talks, and why established NGOs and street protesters both have a role to play in... Read more

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Leak suggests European Green Deal remains a work in progress

Leak suggests European Green Deal remains a work in progress

As we wrap up the week before the COP25 climate summit in Madrid on Monday – a week in which the European Parliament followed at least one influential EU member state in declaring a climate emergency – let's take a quick look at the leaked (on Thursday) sketch of the European Green Deal, apparently a note (undated) from the Commission to EU diplomats.

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Ambitious emissions cuts now look like bare minimum

Assume it is New Year’s Eve 2020 and we have achieved, precisely, the EU’s target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 20% below 1990 levels. It took 30 years, the collapse of heavy industry in post-communist East and Central Europe and a global financial crisis in addition to, in the last decade, the Renewable Energy Directive and all the rest, but we got the job done.

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Blog: Green deal anticipation grows as MEPs prepare to vote on climate emergency declaration

Blog: Green deal anticipation grows as MEPs prepare to vote on climate emergency declaration

Next week will see MEPs vote on whether to declare a state of climate emergency and adopt their position on the COP25, while anticipation is growing as the incoming European Commission prepares to nail its environmental colours to the mast in the form of the European Green Deal

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Interview: Cefic head Marco Mensink on innovation, enforcement and low hanging fruit

Interview: Cefic head Marco Mensink on innovation, enforcement and low hanging fruit

The head of the chemical sector’s main representative body in Brussels outlines how the industry is striving to comply with EU law and why it wants policymakers to focus the EU’s forthcoming strategy on innovation and enforcement

Water

Interview: Water regulators’ chair Andrea Guerrini on his battle for transparency and harmonisation

Interview: Water regulators’ chair Andrea Guerrini on his battle for transparency and harmonisation

The chair of the European water regulators’ association WAREG talks to ENDS about how the sector can achieve the EU’s goals of environmental sustainability, economic efficiency and social equity

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Interview: Green MEP Bas Eickhout on COP25 and how parliament is 'getting its act together' on climate action

Interview: Green MEP Bas Eickhout on COP25 and how parliament is 'getting its act together' on climate action

Green MEP Bas Eickhout will head the European Parliament's delegation to the COP25 next month. He speaks to ENDS about the need for Europe to recognise a climate emergency, the demands from the public for more drastic action, and how the parliament is getting its act together

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Interview: Extinction Rebellion's Tim Crosland on why green NGOs have 'lost their way'

Interview: Extinction Rebellion's Tim Crosland on why green NGOs have 'lost their way'

More has been achieved by Extinction Rebellion in the 18 months since its founders first gathered than in three decades of campaigning by environmental organisations, says Tim Crosland, a co-ordinator of the group

Politics & Law

Interview: Anaïs Berthier on ClientEarth’s campaign for environmental justice

Interview: Anaïs Berthier on ClientEarth’s campaign for environmental justice

European law on environmental protection is only as good as the mechanism through which it is implemented, Anaïs Berthier from campaigning lawyers' organisation ClientEarth tells ENDS the mechanism is faulty

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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

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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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