Last Monday, on 28 June, the European Union decided to move a step closer to combating climate change by adopting the first climate law at the EU level. The main objective of this legal document […]
Every one of us has heard of Greenland and has a certain perception, which might be – or not – in accordance with the reality on the ground. This island, seventy times the size of […]
The European Green Deal is a 17 pages long document written by the current The European Commission is the EU’s politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, […]
Last week, environmental organisations installed banners with the slogan “Vjosa river national park now” in front of famous monuments like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Brandenburger Tor in Berlin, and the EU Commission in Brussels calling for the preservation of the Albanian Vjosa river. NGOs want the river to get a ‘national park’ status before a new administration comes in.
On 23 October, the European Parliament (EP) voted on amendments to a law designed to reform the EU’s common organisation of the agricultural markets, which is one large component of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the EU’s most budget-intensive policy The amendments in question dealt with a hotly debated issue: the labelling of meat and dairy substitutes…
Many topics were discussed in last week’s plenary session of the European Parliament, but one of its most important ones was the CAP. Or the Common Agricultural Policy. The discussion was even awarded its own trending hashtag: #VoteThisCAPdown.