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EU commits to protect 30% of continent’s land, oceans by 2030

Ursula von der Leyen  EU commits to protect 30% of continent’s land, oceans by 2030 Ursula von der Leyen 300x160

The European Commission has released what looks like an ambitious commitment to safeguard the world’s natural places and habitats in an effort to protect people against disease outbreaks, economies from breakdowns, and the world from hunger and runaway climate change. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission Central to the “EU biodiversity Strategy for 2030: Bringing nature back into our lives” is ...

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EU agrees reform on carbon trading scheme

Miguel-Arias-Canete  EU agrees reform on carbon trading scheme Miguel Arias Ca  ete 300x160

EU environment ministers on Tuesday, February 28 2017 reached an agreement in support of the revision of the ETS Directive for the period after 2020. Tuesday’s agreement comes after almost two years of discussions in the Council, led since the start of this year by the Maltese presidency, and serves as the basis for negotiations with the European Parliament. Welcoming ...

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