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Germans protest in Berlin demanding radical change of agricultural sector

By |januar 20th, 2020|agriculture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, Germany, International Green Week, Julia Klöckner, News, Ökolandbau, organic farming|

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Berlin in the tenth "We're fed up with it!" rally on Saturday (18 January) in an effort to bring about a radical change in Germany's agricultural sector. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Could bacteria help recycle greenhouse gases in the future?

By |januar 20th, 2020|bacteria, bioeconomy, carbon emissions, CO2, CO2 emissions, ethanol, Germany, greenhouse gases, News, Treibhausgase, United States|

Could bacteria assist in the recycling of greenhouse gases in the future instead of releasing them into the atmosphere? European researchers are working to reverse the metabolism of intestinal bacteria that feed on CO2 so that they form products that c...

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Could Germany impose a tax on meat?

By |januar 10th, 2020|Germany, Julia Klöckner, Meat, meat production, meat tax, News, Nutrition and health, VAT|

Shortly before Germany launches its "green week", Lower Saxony's conservative agriculture minister, Barbara Otte-Kinast (CDU), raised the issue of introducing a meat tax, again, which is something animal welfare activists have been demanding for years....

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Ombudsman slams EU Council for tolerating presidencies’ private sponsorship

By |januar 9th, 2020|Coca Cola, Croatia, Emily O'Reilly, EU Council, EU Council Presidency, EU Ombudsman, Finland, Foodwatch, News, Romania|

With Coca Cola and BMW sponsoring Romania and Finland during their respective EU Council presidencies last year, it would appear that member states have no qualms with private sector funding. But the European Ombudsman finds that this tarnishes the EU'...

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Germany missed EU deadline to submit national climate plan

By |januar 8th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, German climate protection law, Germany, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), News, Paris Climate Agreement|

All EU member states should have submitted their climate protection plans for the coming decade to the European Commission by 31 December 2019. But some missed the deadline, including Germany. EURACTIV.de reports.

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German futurologist: Transition to sustainable mobility needs state intervention

By |januar 6th, 2020|digitalisation, digitisation, environmental protection, Germany, News, transition, transport|

In an interview with EURACTIV's partner Wirtschaftswoche, Futurology and Transport Design Professor, Stephan Rammler, predicts the year 2019 may have been a historical turning point for the transport industry.

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European Green Deal vague on pesticides, genetic engineering

By |december 13th, 2019|AGRI committee, agriclture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, energy and environment, ENVI committee, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Greens, European Parliament, gene editing, German Greens, GMOs, Martin Häusling, News, Pesticides, Sven Giegold, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Green Deal presented by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (11 December) avoided two controversial agricultural issues: genetic engineering and pesticide limits. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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24 Turkish cities oppose Erdogan, support Paris Climate Agreement

By |december 10th, 2019|cities, climate protection, COP25, G20, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Recep Tayyib Erdogan, Turkey|

Within the framework of the current COP25, 24 Turkish cities and municipalities committed themselves to the Paris Climate Agreement yesterday (9 December). Turkey is the only G20 country that has not yet ratified the Paris Agreement. EURACTIV Germany r...

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New SPD leadership on its way to challenge Germany’s Grand Coalition

By |december 6th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK), CDU, German climate package, German government, Germany, grand coalition, Nato, News, Norbert Walter-Borjans, party chairmanship, Peter Altmaier, Saskia Esken, SPD, SPD party conference|

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) officially elected Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans as the new chairmen at a national conference on Friday (6 December). There was no vote about remaining in the Grand Coalition with the CDU/CSU conservatives, bu...

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German government seeks to boost dialogue with disgruntled farmers

By |december 3rd, 2019|agriculture, Angela Merkel, farmers, fertiliser regulation, Germany, glyphosate, Julia Klöckner, News, nitrate|

Following the ongoing protests by farmers in recent months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner (CDU) were invited to attend an agricultural summit yesterday (2 December). They intend to reinforce dialogue with the agricultural sector, once again. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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