Climate and Energy

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My letter to EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson

Wind energy expansion in Germany is stuck! In a letter to EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson, I inquire about the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Too much money for the German coal phase-out? Commission launches in-depth investigation

PRESS RELEASE, 2nd of March 2021 – Brussels Too much money for the German coal phase-out? Commission launches in-depth investigation […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New EU energy label comes into force today

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 1st of March 2020 – Brussels New EU energy label comes into force today   The new […]

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Environment and Nature Conservation

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PRESS RELEASE: NPP Ostrovets: No va-banque game at our borders!

PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, 11th of February 2020 – Brussels NPP Ostrovets: No va-banque game at our borders!   The European […]

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Online Event: "Bring Back Bogs: Wetlands and Peatlands at the Heart of the EU Nature Restoration Plan"

Please find here a preliminary recording. Watch the conference on Youtube: Thursday, December 3rd 10:00 AM – 12 PM We […]

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PRESS RELEASE: The European parliament must protect children consistently against dangerous acrylamide!

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 – Brussels The European parliament must protect children consistently against dangerous acrylamide!   The […]

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Chemistry and Health

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"Green Passports": My position on Covid-Certificates

I have received numerous questions from all over the EU on the planned Covid certificates (“Green Passports”). Thank you to […]

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RaDVaC (Rapid Deployment Vaccine Collaborative)

RaDVaC – Explained RaDVaC (Rapid Deployment Vaccine Collaborative) is an open-source research project for vaccine development project. It is supported […]

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PRESS RELEASE: COVID19 certificates facilitate mutual recognition of tests and vaccinations in the EU

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 17th of March 2021 – Brussels COVID19 certificates facilitate mutual recognition of tests and vaccinations in the […]

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Plastic and Circular Economy

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Webinar "Toxic Chemicals in Children's Toys"

Wednesday December 16th 8:00-10:00 PM Link to the record of the webinar. ***The webinar will be in English with German […]

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Recording: Video Conference "Plasticrecycling in Practice"

Video Conference, June 4th 2020 Recording: Video Conference Ministry of Environment Rhineland Palatinate “Plasticrecycling in Practice” The Commission’s EU Plastics […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Environment Agency: Too much chug and chuck with electrical appliances

EASE, Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Brussels   European Environment Agency: Too much chug and chuck with electrical appliances Today, […]

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Species of the Week

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species of the week # 54 -migratory locust

The migratory locus is one of the largest short-feathered grasshoppers in Central Europe. The individuals can be green, brown or […]

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species of the week #53 - marsh gladiolus

The marsh gladiolus gets its unusual german name “Siegwurz”- translateabel as “victory root” from the chainmail-like sheath of thick bevels […]

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species of the week #52 - marsh pug

The marsh pu, also called the dwarf flower moth, is a really small butterfly; it is just about the size […]

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