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MEPs oppose import authorisation of herbicide-resistant GMOs

The European Parliament has again voted against plans to authorise the import of four varieties of genetically-modified crops


Climate change risks ‘unprecedented implications’ on human health

The EU must urgently address the impact of climate change and fossil fuel consumption on human health, according to research published in a leading medical journal


EU executive set to drop ‘non-toxic environment strategy’

EXCLUSIVE: The European Commission appears to have abandoned a planned ‘strategy for a non-toxic environment’, with a source in the EU executive's environment directorate telling ENDS the idea was now seen as 'outdated'

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Spain’s new government promises climate will be a priority

Combatting climate change and ensuring a fair energy transition will be top priorities for Spain’s next government under a coalition agreement reached yesterday


Rail lobby seeks place in European Green Deal

European railways have joined the intensive lobbying action around the preparation of the European Green Deal, calling on the European Commission to put all modes of transport on an equal footing

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The EU's evolving large combustion plant sector in 3 charts

The EU's evolving large combustion plant sector in 3 charts

In 2017, four countries — Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and Poland - accounted for more than half of the total large combustion plant operating capacity across the EU, figures show


Policy briefing: the carbon border tax

A key promise made by incoming European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, a carbon border tax would protect EU industries producing goods in a less carbon intensive way than their international competitors. ENDS takes a look at what the proposal might mean in practice


9 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for

Important deadlines relating to ecodesign requirements, transport and chemicals restrictions are coming up in November and early December

Politics & Law

Environmental divergence: Could the UK cut green rules after Brexit?

With the arrival of Boris Johnson in Number 10, there are growing signs that the UK government is seeking to diverge from EU environmental rules after Brexit. But which protections are most at threat?

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