Today, the Commission imposed definitive anti-subsidy measures on imports of biodiesel from Argentina. In parallel, the Commission adopted a decision accepting sustainable price commitments (known as undertakings) from eight Argentine producers and the Argentinian Chamber of Biofuels (CARBIO) that will exempt the exporting producers from the duties within an agreed import limit.
It is widely accepted that the climate is changing and that the impact of this is likely to be severe. EU-funded research has proposed various pathways for adapting to climate change through an integrated and cross-sector approach.
The European Parliament, The Commission and the Council reached an agreement yesterday evening after trilogue negotiations on the outcome of the situation of the United Kingdom on maritime transport after Brexit.
A series of LIFE projects in central Europe have worked with stakeholders to improve semi-natural grasslands and stop birds colliding with energy infrastructure. This joined-up conservation is increasing great bustard populations, with benefits for a host of species.
Today, the Secretariat notified the energy regulatory authority of Serbia, AERS, of its opinion on the exemption granted by AERS to the pipeline project Gastrans on 1 October 2018.
The authorisation notice has been published in the Official Journal.
The Commission welcomes the general approach reached by the Council on the most ambitious legislation yet for the safety of vehicles on our roads.
This paper uses cross-country micro-aggregated data on firm dynamics and productivity from the ECB CompNet database to provide empirical evidence on factor reallocation in the European Union (EU). The analysis finds that reallocation is towards more productive firms although the magnitude varies across countries and over time. Variation in reallocation is related to structural differences in firm size distribution across countries as well as to variation in labor and product market institutions.
A study by the European Parliamentary Research Service.
On 14 and 15 November, ENISA hosted the Article 13a expert group meeting in Athens, Greece.
The Commission took a decision to fully enable farmers to receive full compensation for damages caused by protected animals, such as wolves. The investments that farmers will do to prevent such damages, for example building electric fences or acquiring guard dogs, will be also fully reimbursed.