Politics & Law

CO2 limits for trucks, carbon removal, pesticides on Commission’s 2022 agenda

CO2 limits for trucks, carbon removal, pesticides on Commission’s 2022 agenda

The European Commission aims to lower CO2 emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles, introduce a right to repair electrical equipment, set new rules for pesticide use and develop carbon removal... Read more

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Waste

Waste sector makes case for incineration in green taxonomy

Waste-to-energy should be included in the EU’s list of sustainable investments to help member states move away from landfilling, a group of waste sector associations has said.

Chemicals

Seven arrests in crackdown on illegal F-gas trafficking

A Dutch-led crackdown on black market imports of fluorinated hydrocarbons involving law enforcement and customs officials from another 15 countries has led to the seizure of over 2,000 cylinders worth over €10m, Europol has said.

Land

Political row heats up over Farm-to-Fork targets

The European People’s Party has accused green deal chief Frans Timmermans of trying to keep secret the findings of a study into the environmental impact of the Farm-to-Fork Strategy, as MEPs prepare to finalise their position on the file.

Climate

Hopes rise for faster global coal phase-out as Germany mulls 2030 end date

Germany’s potential coalition partners have signalled they would “ideally” bring forward a national coal phase-out date to 2030, raising hopes that coal’s decline will hasten in the run-up to COP26.

Energy

Report suggests cost no barrier to switch from fossil-fuel heating

A lack of political will is the only thing stopping European households moving away from fossil fuel powered heating, campaigners argue as they release a study suggesting an extra €70bn in public support could enable a mass switch to heat pump systems.

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Politics & Law

Analysis: What’s next for the Aarhus Convention?

Analysis: What’s next for the Aarhus Convention?

Parties to the Aarhus Convention are set to meet in October, 20 years on from its introduction. Just how important will the meeting be for the future of environmental rights?

Climate

Interview: Why a green group is making the case for industrial carbon capture and storage

Jonas Helseth, EU director at Norwegian environmental group Bellona, talks to ENDS Europe about the need for a “no regrets” embrace of CO2 abatement infrastructure to kick-start the EU’s industrial decarbonisation.

Products

Interview: Why the EU’s circular economy plans must go beyond plastic waste

Carsten Wachholz, senior policy manager at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, tells ENDS Europe about the EU’s upcoming reforms to packaging waste rules and why simply replacing plastic with paper is not a sustainable option.

Politics & Law

Will German elections shift the dial on EU climate policy?

As Germany’s political parties start the delicate process of building a coalition government, negotiators are faced with deep splits on climate policy. What does it mean for the EU?

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