Making ‘Better Regulation’ better

The Commission wants to cut red tape – but at what cost?

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Making ‘Better Regulation’ better

The Commission wants to cut red tape – but at what cost?

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A win for water quality

The EU Court of Justice took a firm stand in favour of our water last month, clarifying the role of public bodies in protecting water quality.

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A win for water quality

The EU Court of Justice took a firm stand in favour of our water last month, clarifying the role of public bodies in protecting water quality.

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Empowering forest communities to tackle climate change

There has traditionally been insufficient recognition of forest communities’ customary rights. However, upholding these rights could have a great impact on preserving forests and tackling climate change.

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Empowering forest communities to tackle climate change

There has traditionally been insufficient recognition of forest communities’ customary rights. However, upholding these rights could have a great impact on preserving forests and tackling climate change.

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Commission takes action to strengthen EU illegal logging law

What can be done to strengthen Europe’s anti-illegal logging law?

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Commission takes action to strengthen EU illegal logging law

What can be done to strengthen Europe’s anti-illegal logging law?

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Climate change action makes “cold hard economic sense”

Key players in finance and investment, as well as government ministers, are seeing the economic sense of taking action on climate change.

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Climate change action makes “cold hard economic sense”

Key players in finance and investment, as well as government ministers, are seeing the economic sense of taking action on climate change.

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Don’t let fisheries management plans for the Baltic MAP run wild

It is essential that the Baltic multi-annual plan (Baltic MAP) sets the right example by sticking to the objectives agreed in the CFP and follows the best available scientific advice. Yet negotiations have stalled.

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Don’t let fisheries management plans for the Baltic MAP run wild

It is essential that the Baltic multi-annual plan (Baltic MAP) sets the right example by sticking to the objectives agreed in the CFP and follows the best available scientific advice. Yet negotiations have stalled.

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Ecosystem services: the value of conservation laws

As the public consultation for the Birds and Habitats Directives draws to a close, we take a look at ecosystem services – the work the earth does on our behalf – and how they’re valued.

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Ecosystem services: the value of conservation laws

As the public consultation for the Birds and Habitats Directives draws to a close, we take a look at ecosystem services – the work the earth does on our behalf – and how they’re valued.

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Protecting health and environment most important, EU judges find

In a landmark ruling on Thursday, the EU court decided that citizens have a right to know who is making food safety decisions and how they are made.

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Protecting health and environment most important, EU judges find

In a landmark ruling on Thursday, the EU court decided that citizens have a right to know who is making food safety decisions and how they are made.

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Air pollution vote could save thousands of lives

Members of the European Parliament voted this week on a new air pollution law which could save thousands of lives

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Air pollution vote could save thousands of lives

Members of the European Parliament voted this week on a new air pollution law which could save thousands of lives

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Soaring Eurasian Crane population is a win for EU conservation

The Birds and Habitats Directives, two central EU conservation laws, are being reviewed for efficiency. The outcome may mean a reduction in their power and effectiveness, threatening the status of species they were put in place to protect. The public consultation, closing on 24 July, is your chance to vote to save these directives in their current form.

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Soaring Eurasian Crane population is a win for EU conservation

The Birds and Habitats Directives, two central EU conservation laws, are being reviewed for efficiency. The outcome may mean a reduction in their power and effectiveness, threatening the status of species they were put in place to protect. The public consultation, closing on 24 July, is your chance to vote to save these directives in their current form.

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European bison thrive with support of wildlife laws: now they need your help!

The Nature Directives protect vulnerable, indigenous European species, from bears and bison to seals and terns. They are the EU’s most effective conservation laws. Currently being reviewed, their power to protect these animals could be under threat.

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European bison thrive with support of wildlife laws: now they need your help!

The Nature Directives protect vulnerable, indigenous European species, from bears and bison to seals and terns. They are the EU’s most effective conservation laws. Currently being reviewed, their power to protect these animals could be under threat.

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What next for the Trade Secrets Directive?

Changes to the Trade Secrets Directive put forward by MEPs in the the Legal Affairs Committee do not encourage transparency for companies, nor do they guarantee protection for whistleblowers.

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What next for the Trade Secrets Directive?

Changes to the Trade Secrets Directive put forward by MEPs in the the Legal Affairs Committee do not encourage transparency for companies, nor do they guarantee protection for whistleblowers.

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Sir Howard lands government with Herculean task over Heathrow air pollution

Today the Airports Commission published its report, which recommends Heathrow as the preferred site for airport expansion in the UK. In doing so, the Commission has set the government a Herculean task on air pollution.

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Sir Howard lands government with Herculean task over Heathrow air pollution

Today the Airports Commission published its report, which recommends Heathrow as the preferred site for airport expansion in the UK. In doing so, the Commission has set the government a Herculean task on air pollution.

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Why pension fund trustees must consider climate risk

Climate change represents a material risk to pension funds and must be taken into account when investment decisions are made.

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Why pension fund trustees must consider climate risk

Climate change represents a material risk to pension funds and must be taken into account when investment decisions are made.

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Nature – health, wealth and ecosystem services up for debate

Does the economic valuation of nature provide a useful tool for policymakers? Green Week starts today – the biggest conference on EU environment policy.

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Nature – health, wealth and ecosystem services up for debate

Does the economic valuation of nature provide a useful tool for policymakers? Green Week starts today – the biggest conference on EU environment policy.

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Guest blog – how do we make sea bass sustainable?

Chris Williams guest blogs for ClientEarth, urging George Eustice to vote for sustainable sea bass.

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Guest blog – how do we make sea bass sustainable?

Chris Williams guest blogs for ClientEarth, urging George Eustice to vote for sustainable sea bass.

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The financial sector must consider climate risks

At Climate Finance Day in Paris, key financial players stressed the need to move to a low carbon economy.

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The financial sector must consider climate risks

At Climate Finance Day in Paris, key financial players stressed the need to move to a low carbon economy.

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