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European Green Deal: 10 things you need to know

European Green Deal: 10 things you need to know

ENDS takes you through the 10 key elements of the European Green Deal unveiled by Commission president Ursula von der Leyen

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European Climate Law: 8 things you need to know

European Climate Law: 8 things you need to know

The European Commission has unveiled its proposal for a legally-binding commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. ENDS takes you through what you need to know

Chemicals

Chemicals strategy finds broad support from civil society and industry

EU lawmakers, campaigners and business groups have broadly welcomed the European Commission’s Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability presented on Wednesday, although with some important reservations

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European Council: Leaders push back decision on 2030 climate goal

EU leaders have pledged to increase the bloc’s 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal ‘before the end of the year’ following inconclusive talks during yesterday’s European Council

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Parliament’s ‘grand coalition’ under fire over CAP deal

Green groups and MEPs have heavily criticised the three largest groups in the European Parliament for reportedly agreeing to back amendments to the Common Agricultural Policy file that would restrict the amount of funding available for the environment

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A dozen governments back 55% emissions cut by 2030, but divisions remain

Germany, France, Spain and nine member states have backed a 55% cut in EU emissions by 2030 ahead of Thursday’s European Council, while Czechia reversed its long-held opposition to the proposal

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‘50 actions for 2050’: von der Leyen unveils her European Green Deal

‘50 actions for 2050’: von der Leyen unveils her European Green Deal

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has promised a radical transformation of the EU economy through the European Green Deal, describing it as 'Europe’s man-on-the-moon moment'

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Who's going to pay for Europe's Green Deal?

Who's going to pay for Europe's Green Deal?

Blog: Was this the week when the initial euphoria surrounding the European Green Deal gave way to the grim realisation that its success will largely depend on how much cold, hard cash is on the table?

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European Green Deal: 12 things you need to know about the Just Transition Mechanism

European Green Deal: 12 things you need to know about the Just Transition Mechanism

The European Commission has revealed details of the Just Transition Fund, its first legislative proposal for its flagship economic plan to decarbonise Europe by 2050, the European Green Deal. Here's what you need to know

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Interview: EEA head Hans Bruyninckx on the European Green Deal, the EU budget and eco-friendly ‘creative destruction’

Interview: EEA head Hans Bruyninckx on the European Green Deal, the EU budget and eco-friendly ‘creative destruction’

With the European Environment Agency warning that time is running out for Europe to address the ever worsening climate and environment crises, executive director Hans Bruyninckx tells ENDS he is optimistic about the new European Commission, with the planned European Green Deal showing ‘a real shift in emphasis’

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