EU leaders appear to have postponed detailed discussions on the bloc’s next long-term budget, including a decision on whether to generate extra revenue by taxing ..
News 16 Oct 2019
The European Commission’s plans for a ‘green deal’ should encourage more organic farming and crack down on food waste, organic farming lobby IFOAM said on ..
News 16 Oct 2019
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EU governments should adopt new taxes and put in place stringent targets to cut the use of single-use cups, food and beverage containers, as well ..
News 15 Oct 2019
Europe 'needs to act urgently' to halt deforestation, Italy's agriculture minister said on Monday during an EU Council debate that saw broad support for addressing ..
News 14 Oct 2019
Xylella, the Japanese beetle and the Asian long-horned beetle are among a range of species that attack plants and trees that the European Commission has ..
News 11 Oct 2019
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The European Commission’s authorisations of genetically modified crops against the majority wishes of lawmakers is an 'aberration', according to the chair of the European Parliament's ..
News 10 Oct 2019
MEPs have given the green light to Janusz Wojciechowski to be the next agriculture commissioner after a second hearing that followed his failure to persuade ..
News 9 Oct 2019
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Environmentalists have broadly welcomed an announcement by one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies that it aims to dramatically reduce the plastic waste it ..
News 7 Oct 2019
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- Climate,General Policy,Nature
Environment ministers are unlikely to agree on upping the EU's 2030 climate target, but the number of countries opposing a 2050 net-zero goal has fallen ..
News 3 Oct 2019
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Despite striving to reassure Green MEPs of his ecological credentials, the future of EU commissioner-designate for agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski, hangs in the balance ..
News 2 Oct 2019