Politics & Law

European Green Deal: 10 things you need to know

 Ursula von der Leyen: green deal is 'Europe’s man-on-the-moon moment' (Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images)

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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Climate

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

Climate

Council and Parliament nearing agreement on maritime in ETS, says Liese

The European Parliament’s rapporteur for reforming the EU emissions trading system has said a deal is close on the inclusion of shipping, but negotiators are still “far away” from agreeing on how to cover emissions from road transport and buildings.

Waste

Industry and green groups urge no delay to packaging waste reforms

A coalition of 17 industry and green groups is calling for the European Commission to press ahead with its long-awaited revisions to the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive at the end of November, amid growing concern that there could be further delays.

Chemicals

REACH reform receives green light from EU scrutiny board

The European Commission’s planned revision of the REACH Regulation, the core of EU chemicals policy, has moved a step forward after an impact assessment was approved by its Regulatory Scrutiny Board.

Politics & Law

Industrial emissions: Lead MEP proposes weakening Commission proposal

Smaller livestock farms should be excluded from the revised Industrial Emissions Directive, according to a draft report published by rapporteur Radan Kanev on Monday.

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Politics & Law

‘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'

Politics & Law

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?

Climate

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

Climate

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

EEA head Hans Bruyninckx presents the findings of the 'State of the Environment' report. Image: EC - Audiovisual Service

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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