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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MEPs irked by Greta visit despite virus ban

By |marec 4th, 2020|Climate Change, coronavirus, David Sassoli, European Parliament, Greta Thunberg, News|

European lawmakers on Tuesday (3 March) complained that a visit by eco-warrior Greta Thunberg to European Parliament is set to go ahead despite a moratorium on all outside visits to the chamber.

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French stadiums should ban fungicide use this year

By |februar 25th, 2020|carbon footprint, climate, Climate Change, environment, football, France, fungicides, Life Tackle, News, Pesticides, Professional football league, sport, Sports|

Fungicides, which are pesticides used to combat fungi, could be banned from French football stadiums this year. EURACTIV France reports

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North Macedonia wins EU praise for pioneering coal-to-solar shift

By |februar 20th, 2020|Climate Change, coal phase-out, EU enlargement, European Energy Community, News, North Macedonia, solar power|

The European Union energy watchdog praised North Macedonia on Wednesday (19 February) for a pioneering project among EU aspirants to transform an ageing coal mine into two solar power plants, in line with goals to cut pollution and tackle climate change.

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The EU budget explained

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, cohesion policy, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...

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The French MEP bashing football clubs over their flying habit

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, football, Karima Delli, News, Olympique Lyonnais, Paris Saint-Germain, transport|

Green MEP Karima Delli has latched out at football clubs for their contribution to climate change as big teams prefer flying for short distances instead of using alternative, more sustainable modes of transport.

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FIFA commits to carbon-neutral 2022 football World Cup

By |februar 18th, 2020|Climate Change, environment, FIFA, football, News, Qatar, World Cup|

FIFA aims reach carbon neutrality at the next World Cup, to be hosted by Qatar in 2022, in spite of the numerous environmental challenges linked to the location of the event, according to a recently released sustainability strategy.

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The EU is ignoring AI’s effect on the climate crisis

By |februar 17th, 2020|artificial intelligence, Climate Change, climate crisis, EU, Green, News|

The relationship between climate change and Artificial Intelligence is one of the biggest blindspots in the European Commission ‘leaked’ white paper on AI, writes Fieke Jansen.

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