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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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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Oil giant Total’s ‘corporate vigilance’ in Uganda to be vetted by commercial peers

By |januar 31st, 2020|corporate duty of vigilance law, environment, France, News, rana plaza, responsabilité des entreprises, Total, Uganda|

French oil giant Total's failure to respect France's 'corporate vigilance' law has led to human rights violations in Uganda, according to a group of French and Ugandan NGOs who are suing the company. But the court procedure has taken an unexpected turn...

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Austria’s new conservative-Green coalition enthusiastic about climate and Europe

By |januar 8th, 2020|Austria, environment, European Union, government coalition, government programme, Greens, Migration, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz, Umweltschutz|

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has formed what is now his second ruling coalition, this time between his conservative ÖVP party and the Greens, replacing the interim government of experts. Although the new government is set to make Austria a climate pioneer, there are question marks as to how long the new alliance is likely to last. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Four clubs would lead the Premier if climate friendly politices were the goal

By |december 26th, 2019|carbon footprint, clamare change, environment, football, News, Premier League, Sport Positive Summit, UK|

A study conducted in England has listed its football teams according to their environmental performance and four Premier League clubs - Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - are leading the table. 

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CAP needs drastic change, says Polish professor

By |december 17th, 2019|climate emergency, climate protection, environment, EU budget, EU-Mercosur, European Union, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, Poland|

In an interview with Environment Protection Dr Zbigniew Karaczun of the Warsaw University of life Sciences, EURACTIV Poland’s Mateusz Kucharczyk finds out what the Polish professor has to say about the Commission’s new CAP proposal and urged to enact new laws, as opposed to just reforming existing regulations.

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Climate change prevention measures in the new CAP

By |december 16th, 2019|CAP, CAP reform, Climate Change, environment, EU budget, European Commission, Innovation in Agriculture, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland|

The new Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union for 2021-2027 will focus even more on climate and environmental issues, particularly affecting Polish and European agriculture. EURACTIV Poland provides you with its Special Report.

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MEP: Commission ‘irresponsible’ on 5G health risks

By |december 12th, 2019|5G, environment, Green, Health, Ivo Hristov, News|

The European Commission is “irresponsible” in not addressing the health risks associated with the future rollout of next-generation mobile network, Bulgarian MEP Ivo Hristov has said.

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German farmers will ‘have to declare bankrupcy’ if CAP direct payments are capped

By |november 26th, 2019|agriculture, Berlin, Brandenburg, CAP, common agricultural policy, direct payments, eco-scheme, environment, farmer, farmers, first pillar, Germany, News, organic farming, second pillar|

From 2021, the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is intended to be more closely linked to environmental requirements. But this could lead to large conventional farms facing existential threats. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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French financial sector poorly accounts for climate risks, says Bank of France

By |oktober 28th, 2019|banque de France, Climate Change, climate risk, environment, France, Green finance, News|

In a note published on Friday (25 October), the Bank of France noted that the risks associated with climate change are taken into account in a "partial and heterogeneous" manner by France's financial institutions. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports. 

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