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Despite setting ambitious targets for reducing CO2 emissions, the EU’s carbon footprint increased last year.
Carbon Brief has mapped the past, present and future of all the world’s coal-fired power stations.
A new report published on 26 April by BirdLife Europe, WWF, European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Friends of the Earth Europe, shows that 18 European governments assessed are not implementing nature protection rules as they should.
The top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country.
The Balkan Peninsula faces a wave of thousands of hydroelectric projects that would block pristine, free-flowing rivers and cause major environmental damage altering the regional ecosystems.
This new global map developed by the Oxford University with the support of the JRC RoadLess Forest project shows how accessible cities are to people living around the world.
Regulating CO2 emissions and creating liveable urban spaces is a challenge for the future of the EU.
In 2017, the Polish government authorized the cutting of between 160,000 and 180,000 trees in the Białowieza Primeval Forest. A measure which the European Court of Justice considers an infringement of the EU’s Habitat Directive, requiring member states to take appropriate conservation measures for special areas.
Emissions have significantly decreased between 1990 and 2015 in the main carbon emitting sectors, electricity and heating. Meanwhile, transport saw an increase of 23 percent of its emissions.
Resourcetrade.earth provides data about international trade in natural resources and the sustainability implications of such trade.