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German Bundesrat approves new fertiliser regulation after decade of stalemate

By |marec 30th, 2020|European Commission, fertiliser, fertiliser reguluation, fines, Germany, groundwater, News, nitrate levels|

At the last minute, the German Bundesrat approved a new fertiliser regulation to avoid having to pay high penalties to the EU on Friday. But many farmers are afraid of going bankrupt, now that they will not be allowed to use as much fertiliser, startin...

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German government concludes ‘freight transport pact’ to ensure food supply

By |marec 27th, 2020|agriculture, Andreas Scheuer, coronavirus, COVID-19, food supply chain, Germany, Julia Klöckner, News, seasonal workers, supply chains, transport|

The German logistics industry and the food trade are taking joint measures to ensure food safety. However, problems still exist with seasonal workers need to work in the fields.

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German farms need nearly 300,000 seasonal workers

By |marec 25th, 2020|agriculture, COVID-19, farmers, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Julia Klöckner, News, schengen area, seasonal workers|

There is no shortage of food during the coronavirus pandemic, but farmers are urgently looking for seasonal workers for the harvest. The German government wants to help by relaxing employment rules and providing online placement. EURACTIV Germany reports. 

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Environmental law expert: Detecting environmental crime is quite a problem

By |marec 24th, 2020|environment, environmental crime, fishing, hunting, News, waste disposal, water pollution|

Water pollution, illegally dumped waste – crimes against the environment are difficult to trace back and prosecute properly. A recent report shows the magnitude and costs of this problem.

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German CO2 emissions dive amid coronavirus slump

By |marec 20th, 2020|carbon emissions, coronavirus, COVID-19, Electricity, Energy transition, EU ETS, Germany, Industry, News, pandemic|

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on Germany's demand for electricity. According to initial projections, Germany could emit between 50 and 120 million tons less CO2 this year, meaning it could even exceed its climate target. EURACTIV Ge...

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Germany military to make doctors, 1000 reserves available in COVID-19 response

By |marec 19th, 2020|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK), coronavirus, COVID-19, Germany, military, News|

German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU) has promised "far-reaching measures" by the German military (Bundeswehr) to contain the coronavirus pandemic. She said that up to 3,000 military doctors were available, and that the allocation of...

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German Minister for Agriculture: Food supply chains function despite COVID-19

By |marec 18th, 2020|agriculture, Agrifood, coronavirus, COVID-19, food supply, food supply chain, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Germany, Julia Klöckner, News|

Supermarkets in Germany will not close and there will be no problems with food production, says German Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner. Meanwhile, at the European level, officials are seeking ways to simplify cross-border food transports.

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Linn Selle: Coronavirus may have a long impact on German presidency

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EU Presidency, EU reform, German EU presidency 2020, MFF, migration policy, News, von der Leyen|

There are only a few months left until Germany will take over the EU Presidency. But the ongoing corona crisis could really upset the plans, says the president of the European Movement Germany. What can the EU actually do in these turbulent times?

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Europe’s dependence on medicine imports

By |marec 16th, 2020|China, Corona, coronavirus, COVID-19, India, medicine, medicines supply, News|

Most of the drugs sold worldwide come from India and China, where production is cheapest. As a result, Europe's supply of medicines is in the hands of a few companies. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German court rejects last claim against Nord Stream 2

By |marec 13th, 2020|gazprom, Germany, methane, NABU, natural gas, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

The Higher Administrative Court of Berlin-Brandenburg has ruled that the construction of Nord Stream 2 pipeline project could continue, rejecting a complaint over a plot of land through which the pipeline should pass and finally clearing the path for t...

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