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Not all member states will benefit from the European Green Deal

By |januar 15th, 2020|carbon neutrality, Emmanuel Macron, Energy transition, European Green Deal, France, Just Transition Fund, News, Poland|

The wide-ranging European Green Deal provides for a European fund for a just transition, which is meant to support regions that are economically highly dependent on fossil fuels. But not all member states will benefit from it. EURACTIV France reports.

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Despite plans to ban glyphosate, its sales in France increase by 10%

By |januar 13th, 2020|agriculture, Ecophyto, environment protection, farmers, France, News, pesticide ban, Pesticides, pesticides-free zones|

Despite France's campaign against glyphosate and a plan to ban it in a majority of agricultural practices by the end of 2020, the world's most commonly used weedkiller saw its sales volumes soar by 10% in the country in 2018.

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French vineyards fear losing land to new pesticide-free zones

By |januar 9th, 2020|civil society, farmers, France, News, Pesticides, pesticides-free zones, vineyards, winemakers|

Pesticide-free zones, implemented in France since 1 January 2020, have angered winegrowers, who are losing a great deal of surface area, while civil society still considers them insufficient. EURACTIV France reports.

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Banning single-use plastics in France by 2040 is far too late, environmentalists say

By |december 11th, 2019|2040, ban, circular economy, draft law, France, News, recycling waste, single-use plastics|

The French National Assembly has voted to ban all disposable plastics by... 2040, which would be far too late for many environmental advocates. EURACTIV France reports.

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Goulard’s indictment confirms EU Parliament doubts

By |december 3rd, 2019|commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, European Parliament, France, internal market and defence portfolio, New Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

France's first pick for the EU Commissioner post, Sylvie Goulard, has been indicted by the Court of Paris for embezzlement of funds in the employment of EU parliamentary assistants, raising questions about French President Emmanuel Macron defending her...

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French insurer AXA vows to stop insuring fossil fuel-dependant companies

By |november 28th, 2019|Axa, coal phase-out, France, Germany, Green finance, insurance company, News|

The French insurance company AXA has announced its own plan to help phase out coal production in Europe by 2030, under which it would no longer be insuring companies that are too dependent on fossil fuels. According to NGOs, this plan has "no blind spo...

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Paris, Berlin divided over nuclear’s recognition as green energy

By |november 27th, 2019|France, Franco-German relations, Germany, green investment label, News, sustainable finance, Taxonomy|

Although the EU Parliament voted to exclude nuclear power from obtaining the 'green label' in March and the Council voted to include regarding the EU's green taxonomy are still underway, France and Germany continue to clash over the labelling of nuclea...

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France’s young farmers are struggling to establish themselves

By |november 26th, 2019|access to land, agricultural subsidies, CAP, family farming, France, generational renewal, News, pension funds, poverty, precarious work, retirement of farmers, young farmers|

Between the challenge of accessing land and the cost of transferring ownership of farms, young French farmers are struggling to establish themselves as farmers. The question is, will the next generation of farmers be able to take up the baton in France...

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Brussels delays French proposal to label honey jars with countries of origin

By |november 25th, 2019|China, counterfeit honey, Food labelling, France, honey, News|

France has been requested to review its proposed measure to label jars of honey marketed in France with the countries from which the different kinds of honey originate. However, this could slow down the implementation of this labelling measure, eagerly...

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Macron’s contentious Commissioner pick might face same fate as Goulard

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, France, future eu, New European Commission, News, Sylvie Goulard, Thierry Breton|

Atos CEO Thierry Breton, the new candidate chosen by French President Emmanuel Macron, could risk being rejected by MEPs over potential conflicts of interest, which was the main reason the European Parliament ousted the president's first candidate, Syl...

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