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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

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Environmental campaigners demand transparency over CAP talks

The ongoing Common Agricultural Policy reform process has reignited the debate over secretive ‘trilogue’ talks, while the European Commission appears ambivalent over pressuring MEPs and member states to align their positions with the European Green Deal.

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EU greenhouse gas emissions down nearly a quarter since 1990

Eliminating Europe’s carbon footprint by mid-century is “feasible”, vice president Frans Timmermans said on Monday while announcing a 24% fall in emissions since 1990.

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Commission ‘must reconsider’ scrapping Effort Sharing Regulation

Plans to phase out or considerably alter a key EU law requiring member states to cut greenhouse gases in sectors outside the emissions trading system risk undermining the net-zero transition, green groups have warned.

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Greening power sector drives 9% fall in ETS emissions

A collapse in carbon-intensive power generation pushed emissions covered by the EU’s cap-and-trade carbon market down by 9% last year, the European Commission has said.

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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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