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Climate and biodiversity: two birds of the same feather

Wed, 19/02/2020
To protect biodiversity also means to keep carbon within nature – and not eject it into the atmosphere where it changes the climate. We’re in a climate and biodiversity emergency: the EU must act accordingly.

Will the EU Green Deal be Europe's "man on the moon" moment?

Tue, 18/02/2020
For the EU Green deal to be the announced “moonshot moment” our leaders will need to connect with their inner young idealist and manage to turn off the more-of-the-same autopilot. Recent weeks suggest that won’t be easy...

We need money for nature: not lies about climate spending

Tue, 18/02/2020
Did you know that the Commission has been lying about its climate spending? A new study has revealed that there is much less climate spending in the current proposal for a new Common Agricultural Policy – a whole third of the EU budget – than the EU Commission claims.

Press Release - EU cooks the books on climate spending

Wed, 12/02/2020
New study finds that the EU’s flagship policy for climate spending, the Common Agriculture Policy, is based on dubious accounting.
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Ocean Week 2020 - Brussels

Fri, 17/01/2020
Ocean Week 2020 - seven days of events, discussions and activities in Brussels - puts the spotlight on the huge threats faced by marine species and habitats while offering real solutions on how to solve them. We need thriving biodiversity in our oceans to support life on earth.

Bringing back nature to the EU in the post-2020 Biodiversity Strategy

Fri, 17/01/2020
The rewilding of European ecosystems can help to tackle both the current climate and biodiversity emergencies. In a policy brief published today, a coalition of five organisations call on the European Commission to prioritise nature recovery in the EU Biodiversity Strategy post-2020.

The EU Green Deal is not the real deal we so desperately need

Thu, 12/12/2019
The brush strokes of the von der Leyen/Timmermans EU Green Deal are starting to come into focus – but only in the broadest way – there is no pointillisme on the canvas yet...