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EU air pollution news and outlook

The recent 2016 EU Air Quality Report nicely shows  that air quality in Europe has been improving since 2000 across nearly all indicators. Whenever I can present a graph like the one on the right, I am happy. 1,442 more words

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Moving right?

Many questions have been asked about the reasons behind #Brexit, about why Trump made it into oval office, the recent surge in right-wing political power in Europe, and I think the answers tend to be wrong. 731 more words

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Brexit: The Environmental Disaster Waiting to Happen

The economic effects of the Brexit have been widely reported and rightly so. However, this was only one side to a very complex situation. Where much wasn’t made of the environmental impact of a Brexit. 1,229 more words

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Is the EC taking bad biofuels out of the picture?

By Cristina Mestre, Climate and Biofuels Officer, Transport & Environment

July 20th was marked in bright red in many of our calendars. While waving some colleagues off on their long-awaited summer break, we were waiting for the launch of the European Commission’s “summer package”, … 489 more words

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Bioenergy emissions, just counting isn’t enough

By Sini Eräjää, Policy Officer EU Bioenergy, Birdlife Europe and the European Environmental Bureau

As the European Commission published its new climate policy this week to address emissions from land and forests (LULUCF), … 631 more words

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Europe and the US can share some lessons about bioenergy

By Sini Eräjää, Policy Officer EU Bioenergy, Birdlife Europe and the European Environmental Bureau

As our fact-finding mission in the US to witness firsthand the origins and impacts of bioenergy being supplied to the EU came to an end, we drew some conclusions. 819 more words

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Biofuels – a story without a happy end

By Ariel Brunner and Trees Robijns, BirdLife Europe – partially based on the analysis of the Commission’s Globiom study carried out by Transport & Environment (T&E) 1,366 more words

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