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Energy & Environment News

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

One Planet Summit reveals climate-smart investments

One Planet Summit reveals climate-smart investments

The EU External Investment Plan (EIP) is set to mobilise sustainable investment for Africa and the EU neighbourhood countries. Climate Action and Energy Commissioner...
Wales is second best recycler in the world

Wales is second best recycler in the world

Eco-friendly policies place Wales second to Germany as best household waste recycler, but England lags far behind other countries. Policies brought in by the...
EU-Antarctic partnership agrees fishing regulations

EU-Antarctic partnership agrees fishing regulations

The European Union and nine nations have reached an international agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the High Arctic. The nine nations engaged...
Norway to build world’s tallest timber building

Norway to build world’s tallest timber building

Norwegian contractors are set to build Mjøstårnet, the world’s tallest timber building, which will stand more than 80 metres in height. Arthur Buchardt, the...
Cleaner coastlines

Cleaner coastlines

PEN spoke to Emily Haggett of Surfers Against Sewage about the Plastic Free Coastlines project and the importance of removing waste from marine environments. Each...
Commission plans air infringements package adoption

Commission plans air infringements package adoption

The European Commission is expected to take action against member states that breach EU air quality laws when it adopts its monthly infringement package. EU...
UNESCO Forum to mark 2nd anniversary of Paris Agreement

UNESCO Forum to mark 2nd anniversary of Paris Agreement

UNESCO is hosting a forum for international civil society partners to strengthen competencies that contribute to tackling climate change on 7-8 December. The forum...
The optimisation generation

The optimisation generation

Government Europa discusses the benefits of hardware and software installation in enabling energy optimisation, and the future of self-sufficiency. In building and construction, the World...
Thousands of species at risk of extinction due to human activity

Thousands of species at risk of extinction due to human activity

Unsustainable farming, fishing and climate change had intensified the struggle for survival among vulnerable animals and crops, according to the International Union for Conservation...
UN: Ocean plastic is a ‘planetary crisis’

UN: Ocean plastic is a ‘planetary crisis’

Life in the seas and oceans is at risk of irreparable damage from a rising tide of plastic waste, the UN oceans chief has...

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