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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Bundestag wants to impose climate tax on MPs’ official trips

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Bundestag, CDU/CSU, compensation, environment, German climate package, News, official travel, SPD, Svenja Schulze, tax|

The Bundestag's Council of Elders decided that there should be a climate tax for the official trips of MPs, starting in 2020. For the first time, the Council has started to debate the building blocks of Germany's recently proposed climate package. EURA...

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The CAP has devastating effects on developing countries, report says

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Africa, CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, environment, farmers, GRET, milk quotas, News, sustainable farming|

The EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) penalises local farmers and harms the environment. It continues to contribute to the injection of palm oil in milk powder, exports of soft wheat to the detriment of local products, as well as to the over-consum...

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New generation of Champagne winegrowers pushing for ‘greener’ practices

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|Champagne, Climate Change, environment, France, News, Pesticides, pesticides-free zones, viticulture, winegrowers|

Since the 16th century, the Gosset family has been passing on vineyards from generation to generation in the Champagne region. Today, the incoming generation is starting to implement more environmentally friendly practices. EURACTIV France reports.

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Austria committed to preserving environment, says sustainability minister

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Austria, environment, EU, European Union, Germany, Green Belt, Green Belt Initiative, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Austria's Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Maria Patek, spoke about her country's involvement in the European Green Belt Initiative, as well as her country's role as mediator for the various European envir...

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Agricultural sector should focus on achieving greater yield stability, experts say

By |oktober 1st, 2019|agricultural sector, Biodiversity, CAP, common agricultural policy, direct payments, environment, farmers, Germany, News, Nutrition and health, plant protection products|

Ever since the European Commission presented its proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy for 2021, negotiations have been slow. And there is still no agreement on issues related to the environment or innovation. EURACTIV Germany takes stock of a w...

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Lyon football club attempts to reconcile sport with environment

By |september 26th, 2019|beehives, energy, environment, football, France, Life Tackle, Lyon, News, waste management, water management|

Olympique Lyonnais'newly-built OL City complex has been designed to be more environmentally friendly, though it initially attracted criticism for requiring a longer commute. EURACTIV France reports.

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Wealthy countries still failing on $100 billion climate finance pledge

By |september 17th, 2019|climate change mitigation, climate finance, COP 25, environment, global north, News, UN, UN climate summit|

In 2017, the most industrialised countries contributed a little above $70 billion to nations vulnerable to the effects of climate change. This number is far below the annual $100 billion pledged in 2009 for the following decade. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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First ‘millennial’ Commissioner to address challenges for Generation Z

By |september 12th, 2019|Biodiversity, circular economy, environment, European Green Deal, fisheries, Frans Timmermans, illegal fishing, Microplastics, News, oceans, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

Putting the youngest ever Commissioner-designate in charge of managing the most fearful threats for future generations of Europeans, such as environment protection and oceans' conservation, is the biggest gamble Ursula von der Leyen took in composing h...

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Fertiliser regulation: German ministers warn farmers will have to make extensive efforts

By |avgust 29th, 2019|agriculture, environment, European Commission, European Environment Agency, German Environment Agency, Germany, groundwater, Julia Klöckner, Karmenu Vella, News, nitrate levels, Svenja Schulze|

The European Commission and German agricultural and environmental ministers met in Brussels on Wednesday (28 August) to discuss the country's fertilisation regulation. It was concluded that although Germany is on the right track, it should seriously sp...

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