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Biodiversity represents the natural capital of the world, yet we are bringing irreversible damage to ecosystems. Heads of State and government, leaders of international organisations came together at the One Planet Summit to discuss how to reverse this negative trend.
The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the development of legally binding EU nature restoration targets. Restoring Europe’s damaged ecosystems will help to increase biodiversity, mitigate and adapt to climate change.
According to Eurostat, 6.9% of the EU population, more than 30 million people cannot afford to heat their homes. Energy poverty is still a widespread problem and national schemes should address the essence of the problem by reducing energy costs, improving thermal comfort and better indoor air quality.
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Innogy has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to improve the country’s energy efficiency and introduce energy-saving measures. Thus, the country is aligning with the EU Directive that obliges countries to save 0.8% of their yearly energy consumption by 2030.
Not only one book, but a hundred efficient solutions to stop the climate catastrophe. The New York Times bestseller edited by Paul Hawken, Drawdown, offers many ways to save our planet. And avoiding food waste is only one of them.
In spite of an expected gradual recovery in 2021, the COVID-19 crisis will have long-lasting impacts on natural gas markets. Market players have to adjust their strategies to a highly volatile environment and the repercussions of the pandemic could trigger fundamental changes.
Poland has adopted the Offshore Wind Act. A historic day for a country that as of today has no offshore wind capacity installed. The first wind farms will appear in 2024 and in 20 years from 8 to 11 GW of offshore wind power capacity will be installed.