The EBRD is supporting a new 36 MW solar plant in western Ukraine as part of its commitment to making the energy mix in its countries of operations greener. The investment is made together with the Clean Technology Fund, the Bank’s partner in advancing green energy.
The European Parliament has adopted the composition of a special committee to look into the EU’s authorisation procedure for pesticides.
The European Commission has approved an investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy under the new LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
The Committee is being consulted from 6 to 19 February 2018 on Draft Commission Implementing Regulation amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/504 as regards the adaptation of the administrative provisions for the approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles to Stage V emission limits.
Bulgaria makes the issue of air quality the focus of discussions on the environment during its Presidency of the Council of the EU.
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Defining and assessing complex impact chains under different climate change scenarios, including macro-economic consequences, such as impact on growth and welfare, as well as non-market damage, constitute a prerequisite of policy-making.
Briefing note covering the period November 2017 to January 2018 on developments relevant to the implementation and enforcement of the EU Timber Regulation, compiled by UNEP-WCMC as a consultant of the European Commission in close cooperation with the Member States Competent Authorities.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) discusses how using European GNSS (i.e., Galileo and EGNOS) with Copernicus, Europe’s Earth Observation programme, can help the world meet its Sustainable Development Goals as set out by the United Nations.
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the EU’s strategic framework for combating desertification – where previously fertile land becomes increasingly dry and unproductive. The audit will examine whether the risk of desertification in the EU is being effectively and efficiently addressed.