Friday, July 10, 2020

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Government Europa brings you the latest Energy & Environment News from across the field of European Government Policy.

sustainable christmas dinner

Sustainable Christmas dinner options: farmers recommend lamb

The UK’s National Sheep Association (NSA) is calling on consumers to consider lamb or mutton as a sustainable alternative to their traditional Christmas dinner. While...
nature-based climate change solutions

Nature-based climate change solutions key to adaptation

A new study has called for increased focus on nature-based solutions to the challenges posed by climate change. The ‘Measuring the success of climate change...
uk solar farm

UK solar farm offers groundbreaking renewable energy technology

The completion of the largest and most advanced solar farm in the UK, generating enough energy to supply a town, has been announced. Sustainable energy...
reducing air pollution

Reducing air pollution is essential for public health

Climate policies implemented by EU Member States are insufficiently effective for reducing air pollution, a new report has found. The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) briefing...
sustainable investment

Sustainable investment regulation to boost green economy

Negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council of the EU have reached an agreement on new criteria for sustainable investment. The ‘taxonomy regulation’, aimed...
forest conservation

Forest conservation measures must be prioritised – EU Council

The Council of the EU has adopted conclusions promoting forest conservation and addressing deforestation around the world. In addition to the benefits they offer for...
grain protein measurement device

Grain protein measurement device to revolutionise agriculture

GrainSense has developed the world’s first fully functioning, patent protected handheld device for grain protein measurement. GrainSense’s innovative handheld device is capable of measuring the...
sustainable development funding

Sustainable development funding: EIB announces €8.1bn investment

The European Investment Bank EIB has approved new financing worth a total €8.1bn for sustainable development, innovation and infrastructure projects. The funding will be distributed...
european green deal

Green Deal for Europe announced: policy overview and first reactions

The European Commission has presented its Green Deal for addressing climate and environmental challenges across Europe. The European Green Deal, which covers all industry sectors...
water framework directive fitness check

Water Framework Directive fitness check finds slow implementation

A ‘fitness check’ of the EU’s Water Framework Directive has concluded that the legislation is largely fit for purpose, with some room for improvement. The...

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