UN says seeking to verify Arctic heat record

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Arctic, Climate Change, heat record, News|

The United Nations said Tuesday (23 June) it was working to verify reports of a new Arctic record temperature of 38 degrees Celsius in a Siberian town over the weekend. The suspected record temperature was measured in the Russian town...

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Agriculture has fundamental role to play in fighting climate change, says French socialist MEP

By |junij 3rd, 2020|agriculture, Climate Change, COVID-19, energy and environment, Éric Andrieu, European Commission, European Parliament, Farm to Fork, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV's partner Le Journal de l'environnement, French socialist MEP Éric Andrieu (S&D) said that climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic make it necessary to put agriculture back at the heart of the debate and to change the agricultural model with targeted tools and resources.

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Scientists warn of ‘zombie fires’ in the Arctic

By |maj 28th, 2020|Arctic, Climate Change, global warming, News|

Dormant "zombie fires" scattered across the Arctic region -- remnants of record blazes last year -- may be coming to life after an unusually warm and dry Spring, scientists warned Wednesday (27 May).

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German CDU/CSU climate paper: A stab in Merkel’s back?

By |maj 14th, 2020|Angela Mekel, CDU, Climate Change, CO2, CSU, emission targets, European Green Deal, Germany, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

In a position paper, Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parliamentary group opposed increasing the climate target to 55% by 2030. While this has been the cause for much criticism from other parties, the Christian Democrats do not believe this contradicts t...

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French, Dutch join forces to urge EU to show teeth on trade

By |maj 11th, 2020|Brexit, Climate Change, environment, Future Relationship, labour standards, News, tariffs|

France and the Netherlands have joined forces to urge the European Union to enforce environmental and labour standards more forcefully with countries the bloc signs trade deals with, according to a document seen by Reuters.

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German farmers fear another summer of drought

By |april 23rd, 2020|agriculture, Climate Change, drought, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Julia Klöckner, News|

With low levels of rain, German farmers fear another summer of drought in addition to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the German Ministry of Agriculture, the situation is under review, but no concrete measures are planned so far.

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Coronavirus a chance to choose new path, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

By |april 22nd, 2020|Climate Change, coronavirus, Greta Thunberg, News|

Countries have a chance to choose a new path as societies begin to return to normal after lockdowns imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on Wednesday (22 April).

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Big tech could do better at protecting the environment

By |marec 17th, 2020|Amazon, Apple, Climate Change, Data Centres, digital giants, environment, Facebook, France, GAFAM, Google, Microsoft, News|

Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, known as 'GAFAM' in France, say they are protecting the environment, but that's not the point. Partly responsible for the carbon impact of digital technology, these multinationals are mainly trying to mini...

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Farm to Fork leak, circular economy plan and COVID-19

By |marec 12th, 2020|Agrifood, agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, alternatives to pesticides, animal farming, animal welfare, circular economy plan, Climate Change, coronavirus, COVID-19, Farm to Fork, News|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. The latest draft of the Farm to Fork strategy, obtained by EURACTIV, features...

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Meat sector must adapt to climate change or face ruin, new analysis warns

By |marec 12th, 2020|alternative protein, Climate Change, food sustainability, meat sector, News, plant-based diet, plant-based protein|

A new climate scenario model on the meat sector shows that the industry stands to lose billions in the event of the scenario of a 2°C warmer world by 2050.

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