As expected, the European Commission kicked up a storm of criticism when it unveiled plans to introduce a carbon border adjustment mechanism on a range of imported industrial products as part of... Read more
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The European Commission presented on 16 July a communication setting out how it will seek to protect EU forests in line with its climate and biodiversity goals. Here’s what you need to know.
ENDS looks at upcoming proposals from the European Commission to protect Europe’s forests, and what they could mean for the booming bioenergy sector.
A multi-billion just transition fund to support communities in Europe's coal-heavy regions is a priority for Ursula von der Leyen's new Commission, with legislation expected in the first two weeks of December. Here's what you need to know
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
Important deadlines relating to chemicals labelling, restriction of hazardous substances and chemicals, safety on ships, and the recast Electricity Directive are coming up in December
Important deadlines relating to ecodesign requirements, transport and chemicals restrictions are coming up in November and early December
As the UN biodiversity conference begins in Canada, in Brussels EU legislators could reach final deals on the Deforestation and Batteries Regulations.
In other news this week: A major result at COP19 on trade in wild species, a fresh call for a new economic model, and a blow for airlines who challenged France’s crack-down on short-haul flights.
The EU Council has divided opinion with its general approach on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, as green groups accuse it of ‘gutting’ the European Commission’s proposal.