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What food would you find in a pollinator-deprived world? Visit Pollinator Park to find out

Pollinator Park offers a glimpse of the bleak future that awaits unless we radically change our relationship to nature. Visitors can learn about pollinators, try their hand at pollination, shop for groceries in a pollinator-deprived world and find out how they can help avoid this possible future.

23 organisations urge the Commission to promote the highest sustainable clean hydrogen standards in EU Taxonomy

23 signatories joined forces with SolarPower Europe and the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition calling on the Commission to promote the highest sustainability standards in the EU Taxonomy for the production of clean hydrogen.

NGOs and stakeholders call for an EU Strategy for Sustainable Built Environment

31 NGOs and stakeholders have signed a letter in which they call upon the EU to deliver an EU Strategy for a Sustainable Built Environment as part of its implementation of the EU Circular Economy Action Plan.

Europe’s largest green groups call on Ministers to enhance the sustainability of batteries

Despite their crucial role in increasing the integration of renewable energy sources in our economy and in decarbonising the transport sector, batteries do not come at no cost to the environment.

Connecting Europe Facility may fund a greener, more sustainable transport, energy networks and digitalisation

The Council and the European Parliament successfully set up a provisional agreement on the second edition of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), to continue to fund key projects within the areas of transport, energy and digitalisation.

MEP’s back carbon tax on select imports from outside EU to prevent carbon leakage

The European Parliament supports placing a carbon levy on certain imported goods to stop companies moving outside the EU to avoid emissions standards, a practice known as carbon leakage.

Harm to the environment cannot be part of global supply chains

The European Parliament is paving the way for a new law that requires companies to address human rights and environmental standards within their value chains.

European Commission passes new Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change

To forge a climate-resilient Europe, the European Commission adopted a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change to get prepared for the upcoming impacts of climate change.

EU proposes new partnerships investing 10 billion euros for the green transition

The European Commission has proposed to set up 10 new European Partnerships to speed up the transition towards a green, climate-neutral and digital Europe.

New EU funds will help Romania achieve its energy-efficiency targets

The European Commission has approved, under EU State Aid rules, Romanian plans to support the upgrade of the district heating system of the municipality of Bucharest.

How organic production will look like in the near future

The European Commission has committed to a target of 25% of the EU’s agricultural land being under organic farming by 2030. What can we expect from the upcoming regulation on organic production?

EU launches Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency

The EU, teaming up with UNEP and in coordination with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, launched the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE).

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