EU urged not to mess with UN aviation rules

By |maj 29th, 2020|CORSIA, Frans Timmermans, kerosene tax, News|

Leading MEPs have asked the European Commission and Council not to seek changes to the UN's global aviation scheme, aimed at making the industry carbon neutral. Airlines have requested more leeway to ride out the coronavirus outbreak slump.

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Farm to Fork Strategy – What’s on the menu?

By |maj 29th, 2020|agroecology, alternatives to pesticides, Animal Taskforce, common agricultural policy, Compassion in World Farming, Copa-Cogeca, ECPA, Eurocoop, Farm to Fork, FoodDrinkEurope, Frans Timmermans, Good Food Institute, IBMA, ifoam, IPES-Food, meat consumption, meat production, News, Norbert Lins, organic farming, Paolo De Castro, pesticide action network, pesticide reduction, Pierre Bascou, Stella Kyriakides, sustainable food production, WWF|

In this special edition of the agrifood podcast, EURACTIV's agrifood team spoke to a range of policymakers and stakeholders to hear their remarks on the presentation of the highly anticipated Farm to Fork strategy, the new EU's landmark food policy

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Number crunching on expanded Just Transition Fund continues

By |maj 28th, 2020|Elisa Ferreira, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Commission revealed on Thursday (28 May) how individual EU members stand to gain from the newly-fortified €40bn Just Transition Fund. Talks are still ongoing on widening the scope of the fund to more regions that might need green aid.

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Our historic duty: a more resilient, inclusive and green recovery

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Fatih Birol, Frans Timmermans, News|

The COVID-19 pandemic has created the biggest economic and societal shock in generations. As we start to get a better grip on the health emergency, we need to undertake the immense task of rebuilding our economies and repairing the staggering damage to...

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Food security again under EU spotlight in the wake of COVID-19 crisis

By |maj 20th, 2020|COVID-19, Farm to Fork, Food security, Frans Timmermans, News, Stella Kyriakides|

The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on the EU's new food policy, as the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), presented on Wednesday (20 May), demonstrated a renewed interest in food security to ensure the supply during crises of any nature.

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Commission upholds highly ambitious targets to transform EU food system

By |maj 20th, 2020|Farm to Fork, fertiliser, Frans Timmermans, News, pesticide, Stella Kyriakides, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

After several delays, the EU's new flagship food policy was finally released on Wednesday (20 May), confirming the aspiration of the EU executive to transform the European way of producing, distributing and consuming food.

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Green ‘cash for clunkers’ deals on the starting grid

By |maj 8th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Frans Timmermans, News, Peter Altmaier|

Car renewal schemes aimed at boosting the automotive industry and the wider economy during the virus recovery period are likely to be linked to climate targets, although the actual effectiveness of such programmes is still a matter of debate.

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Timmermans: Farm to fork strategy delayed by couple of weeks, not months

By |april 22nd, 2020|EU Food Policy, F2F, Farm to Fork, Frans Timmermans, News|

European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans assured MEPs that the new EU Food policy and biodiversity strategy might be delayed by several weeks but no longer, after the launch was pushed back until 29 April.

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Timmermans promises green recovery to EU lawmakers

By |april 22nd, 2020|coronavirus recovery plan, COVID-19, Farm to Fork, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Commission's Green Deal chief, Frans Timmermans, assured EU lawmakers on Tuesday (21 April) that "every euro" spent on economic recovery measures after the COVID-19 crisis would be linked to the green and digital transitions. EURACTIV Germ...

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EU climate chief sees green strings for car scrappage schemes

By |april 22nd, 2020|car industry, coronavirus recovery plan, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Union’s chief climate official said on Tuesday (21 April) there could be green conditions attached to any car scrappage schemes set up by the bloc to revive vehicle demand following the coronavirus pandemic. The European Commission, the bloc’s...

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