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CAP: Timmermans sets out demands for ‘green and digital’ reforms

Green deal chief Frans Timmermans has said he wants to see fairer distribution of EU funds to farmers, a focus on eco-schemes and the roll-out of high-speed internet as part of efforts to reform the... Read more

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Latest batch of LIFE projects sees 20% funding increase

The latest batch of projects announced under the LIFE programme saw a 20% funding increase compared to last year, the European Commission has said.

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Green groups hold firm on calls to withdraw CAP

Environmentalists have reiterated their call on the European Commission to start again on reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy, warning that its proposal is being undermined in talks between the European Parliament and member states.

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Forest biomass ‘is not renewable’, scientists tell EU

Hundreds of scientists around the world have redoubled their campaign against using trees as a supposedly carbon neutral energy source, putting the biofuel lobby on the defensive as the European Commission plans reforms to the Renewable Energy Directive.

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Overhaul EU farming subsidies to promote soil health, study suggests

The EU system of farming subsidies has not given farmers enough incentives to make soil protection a priority, according to an EU-commissioned study that calls for new binding targets and more support to promote soil health.

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Debate highlights division over sustainable food production

With Common Agricultural Policy reform already causing rifts, a debate in the European Parliament on the EU ‘farm-to-fork’ sustainable food strategy has confirmed the divisive nature of the issue of farming in the EU’s broader ambitions on climate and biodiversity.

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