PRESS RELEASE: European Environmental Agency: Maritime Transport must become sustainable, resilient and competitive

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 1st September 2021 – Brussels European Environmental Agency: Maritime Transport must become sustainable, resilient and competitive With regard to continued growth in global shipping, the European Environment Agency (EEA), together with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), has published a report that for the first time presents the full extent of the […]

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Online Event: “Living rivers instead of deadly floods – river restoration and flood protection now!

Monday 6th of September 2021, 7pm-9pm The whole event will be in German with English translation! +++Register here+++ We followed the flood disasters caused by the extreme rainfall in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia in July with horror. No one would have imagined that the water masses would reach seven-metre levels in some places. The destruction […]

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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 The European Commission has just announced that it is launching an in-depth investigation into the planned compensation for lignite operators under the German Coal Phase-out Act. This means that the “Agreement on the Reduction and […]

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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 Parliament has just adopted by a large majority a resolution on the Belarusian nuclear power plant Ostrovets. Located only 20 km from the EU border and 45 km from the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, the nuclear […]

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PRESS RELEASE: European Environmental Agency: Renewable energies reduce environmental impact

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 18th of January 2020 – Brussels European Environmental Agency: Renewable energies reduce environmental impact The European Environment Agency (EEA) has just published a study on the environmental impact of the increasing use of renewable energies. For this purpose, the EEA conducted a detailed environmental assessment for the years 2005 to 2018. Air […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New European TEN-E Regulation: No more money for climate-damaging gas infrastructure projects!

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, 15th of December 2020 – Brussels New European TEN-E Regulation: No more money for climate-damaging gas infrastructure projects! This afternoon, the European Commission presents its proposal for a newly revised Trans-European Network for Energy (TEN-E). This EU regulation sets criteria for cross-border infrastructure projects in the EU by defining which projects of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EU Summit – Member States aim to declare nuclear power as sustainable

PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, 10th of December 2020 – Brussels EU Summit: Member States aim to declare  nuclear power as sustainable    The European heads of state and government are currently meeting in Brussels. Their position on the European climate target 2030 is being eagerly awaited. France and the Visegrad countries in particular are using the […]

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PRESS RELEASE:UN report „Emissions Gap Report 2020“: We are heading towards a global warming of more than 3 degrees

PRESS RELEASE, Wednesday, 9th December 2020 – Brussels   UN report „Emissions Gap Report 2020“: We are heading towards a global warming of more than 3 degrees   The new “Emissions Gap Report” of the United Nations has just been published. According to this report, humanity is currently heading for a world that will be […]

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