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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PRESS RELEASE: World Oceans Day: The biodiversity of our seas needs help!

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, 7th of June 2021 – Strasbourg World Oceans Day: The biodiversity of our seas needs help!   Overfishing, pollutants, plastic waste and global warming are driving species extinction in the oceans and displacing marine life from their habitats. According to the European Environment Agency (EEA), almost all families of marine organisms in […]

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PRESS RELEASE: EU Strategy for a Sustainable Blue Economy

Today, the European Commission presented its strategy for a “Sustainable Blue Economy”. This is part of the European Green Deal and includes measures for a sustainable use of marine and coastal areas.   The European Parliament’s rapporteur on the new EU regulation on greenhouse gas emissions from maritime shipping, Jutta Paulus, comments:     “I welcome […]

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PRESS RELEASE: The biodiversity of our seas needs help!

PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, 19th of April 2021 – Brussels The biodiversity of our seas needs help!  The European Environment Agency (EEA) today published a new report on marine biodiversity in Europe. Almost all groups of marine organisms in European marine areas are in poor conservation status. Despite the very serious situation, the EEA remains hopeful. […]

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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 EU   The European Commission has just presented its proposal for a regulation for Covid19 certificates. The regulations concern the verification and mutual recognition of information on vaccination, testing and a possible recovery status as […]

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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: Give us the eco-design for chemical products!

PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, 4th of February 2021 – Brussels Give us the eco-design for chemical products!   The European Environment Agency EEA has just published a briefing on safe and sustainable products. The EEA calls for a new approach for the design of chemicals to meet the requirements of the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. […]

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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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