In spite of the concerns raised by scientists, environmental NGOs, engineers and safety experts, the Portuguese government have approved the Montijo airport mega-project. Our partner SPEA and others are now looking at how to stop this assault against nature.
The terrible impact lead exposure has on humans, wildlife and nature has been known for decades. The EU has already banned the use of lead from our paint, our petrol, our pipes and even our pencils, yet it is still legal to use lead shot, which are pellets made of lead, in hunting guns.
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...
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.