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A recent poll by IPSOS Mori shows that protecting the environment is a key concern for European citizens. Mainstream parties running for seats in the EP should mind.
Thousands of dams are planned for the rivers and streams of south-eastern Europe, and their environmental and social impact could prove devastating.
For a long time the price of CO2 permits stayed very low. But, starting in 2019, the reform to Europe’s carbon market mechanism has drastically reduced the number of permits in circulation.
Europe fossil-fuel carbon emissions are dropping. But, breaking down the data, significant differences among the countries appear.
At the Marrakesh Summit held on June 11-12, coastal countries confirmed their commitment to combat overfishing in the Mediterranean, the most overexploited sea in the world. However, scientists argue that total bans in the most vulnerable areas are required.
Roads, houses, shopping malls: our way of life covers the land in cement. The phenomenon is exacerbating the world ecological crisis.
Will the European Union muster the ambition necessary to tackle climate change, and can it provide itself with the means to do so?
Pressures on the EU from industrial fishery lobbies to maintain business as usual in the Western Mediterranean may put both fish stocks and small fishermen’s livelihoods at risk, while also undermining the economic sustainability of the industry itself, as we reveal in a three-part investigation.
While wind turbines continue to multiply in the seas of northern Europe and advance the process of energy transition, the south lags behind. Neither wind nor shores, however, are in short supply.
The European Union has already achieved one of its three targets related to climate change and energy, as a part of the Europe 2020 strategy.