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EU joins call for ambitious global agreement to end plastic pollution by 2040

The EU joined the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution, confirming its commitment to aim high in the intergovernmental negotiations for a global agreement to end plastic pollution by 2040.

EU ministers fail to agree on price cap, whilst joint gas purchasing approved: round-up of yesterday’s developments

Following yesterday's meeting, EU energy ministers did not reach an agreement on the proposed energy cap. Whilst new rules on the joint purchasing platform were approved.

EU proposes gas price limit: V4 leaders to discuss it later today

The European Commission officially proposed a 'Market Correction Mechanism' to protect the bloc's 'businesses and households from episodes of excessively high gas prices'. The V4 is scheduled to meet earlier today to discuss the latest proposal and other areas related to the bloc's energy policy.

EU Green Deal: Commission proposes new air pollution measures

The European Commission presented a proposal to reduce air pollution from new motor vehicles sold in the EU to meet the European Green Deal's zero-pollution targets.

EU Green Deal: new provisional regulation set for final approval

The European Commission 'welcomed' a provisional deal on the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) regulation, reached with the European Parliament and Council to increase the EU's target for net carbon removals by natural sinks to 310 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent by 2030.

EU Green Deal: Commission welcomes provisional agreement on GHG emission targets

The European Commission approved a provisional agreement on the EU's Effort Sharing Regulation, establishing a binding annual GHG emission targets for Member States in sectors which are currently not included in the EU-ETS.

Moldova’s energy crisis response: Moldovatransgaz launches RBP tenders, EU announces support

Aiding efforts in tackling the crisis, Moldova's TSO, Moldovatransgaz launched capacity bidding on the Regional Booking Platform, whole the EU announced the bloc's support of 200 million euros for the country's energy security.

REPowerEU: Commission invests 3 billion euros in innovative clean tech projects

The European Commission has launched the third call for large-scale projects under the EU Innovation Fund, worth 3 billion euros.

Commission endorses Bulgaria to receive first instalment of NextGenerationEU funds

The European Commission has endorsed a positive preliminary assessment of Bulgaria's payment request for 1.37 billion euros of grants under the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

The EU’s energy offensive in Western Balkans: 1 bln euro support package announced

Ursula von der Leyen has announced a substantial energy support package of 1 billion euros in EU grants to aid the Western Balkans in tackling the consequences of the energy crisis and build resilience in the short and medium term.

EU Energy Platform: inaugural Industry Advisory Group meeting in the books

The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) supporting the EU Energy Platform held its inaugural meeting: an opportunity for a detailed discussion on the practical and operational issues relating to joint purchases of natural gas.

Commission proposes stronger rules for cleaner air and water

The European Commission is proposing stronger rules on ambient air, surface and groundwater pollutants and the treatment of urban wastewater.

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