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14 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in February

Important deadlines relating to chemicals labelling, restriction of hazardous substances and chemicals, plant protection products and rail freight are coming up in January and February

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MEPs endorse ECB role in climate action

The European Central Bank has a role to play in climate action, members of the European Parliament committee on economic and monetary affairs said on Thursday

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Finance ministers reject additional just transition funding

Several member states are refusing to support increased national contributions to the EU budget to finance the European Commission’s flagship plans to support regions' transition to a low carbon economy

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Climate emergency world’s biggest risk warns WEF

Extreme weather, failure of mitigation, major natural disasters, biodiversity loss, and human-made damage top a list of risks issued by the World Economic Forum ahead of its annual meeting of the global elite in Davos, Switzerland, next week

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EU auditors flag shortcomings in ecodesign and labelling rules

While EU rules on ecodesign and energy labelling have led to efficiency gains, their effectiveness has been compromised by regulatory delays, flawed testing methodology and lax enforcement, the European Court of Auditors says in a new report

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EU Parliament weighs in on the European Green Deal

MEPs voted to back the flagship European Green Deal policy package in a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, cementing support to enshrine 2050 climate neutrality as law. Lawmakers supported the plan by 482 in favour with 136 against

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