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The European Environment Agency (EEA) has given its seal of approval to nature-based techniques for adapting to climate change, but says the EU should do more to encourage high-quality projects and develop a coherent set of principles.
The EU’s top court has rejected an attempt by the Dutch government to overturn a ban on electric pulse fishing, stating that there is no obligation to approve new techniques on the basis that they are innovative.
EU demand for soy, palm oil and beef has driven the clearance of millions of hectares of tropical habitat since 2005, according to a new study by green group WWF.
The European Commission is jeopardising its green deal pledges by trying to satisfy the demands of all governments over sustainable investment criteria, and could even be acting unlawfully, Green MEP Bas Eickhout said on Wednesday.
A cross-party group of MEPs is calling on the European Commission “to open and amend” the bioenergy provisions in the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive.
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Dr. Arnd Köfler, chief technical officer at industrial giant ThyssenKrupp Steel, tells ENDS about his company’s plans to make steel with hydrogen, the prospect of a ‘green recovery’ and why a carbon border tax comes with a sting in the tail.
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