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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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Commission moots more support for sustainable jet fuel

The European Commission is considering imposing a minimum share of synthetic kerosene or advanced biofuels on airlines’ fuel consumption as part of measures to drive down the sector’s environmental footprint, according to a new consultation

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Industry group warns ‘plastics tax’ could backfire after government deal

A levy on plastic waste designed to encourage recycling could have the opposite effect, a Brussels-based trade association representing processing firms has warned

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EU moves forward with carbon and energy tax reforms

The European Commission has called for public feedback on plans for a levy to cover the greenhouse gas emitted by producers of goods imported into the EU, and broader plans to reform energy taxation law that could end the free ride currently enjoyed by airlines and ship operators

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Concern over climate action in EU recovery deal

Campaigners have raised concerns that an unprecedented recovery programme signed off by EU leaders on Tuesday has failed to provide details on how it will be compatible with the bloc’s climate targets, while MEPs have warned the fight over the EU budget is far from over

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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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