Published submissions from the International Civil Aviation Organization and the International Maritime Organization on information relevant to emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport.
An extraordinary ‘orientation meeting’ between the EU’s 27 commissioners has instructed the EU executive’s energy and climate departments to sit down and jointly draft a proposal addressing indirect land use changes caused by biofuels.
The Report released at Stockholm+40, presents an overview of efforts worldwide to shift towards sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns which aims to identify effective policies.
Some of the main proposals in a draft text for negotiation at a UN sustainable development conference next month are being watered down at informal talks in New York, observers say, heightening fears the summit will fail to deliver.
The European Parliament’s environment committee backed a proposed resource efficiency roadmap for Europe, marking an important step in EU policymakers’ efforts to decouple natural resource use from economic growth.
The European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich revoked a patent on animal breeding (EP 1257168) for US company Inguran and its affiliate XY LLC which covers a process in animal breeding, which enables the selection of the sex of offspring.
Recently, the Obama Administration announced its commitment to strengthening bioscience research as a major driver of American innovation and economic growth.
While progress is being made on renewable energy, most clean energy technologies are not being deployed quickly enough, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in an annual progress report.
A DAC’s Review of the Development Co-operation Policies and Programmes of the European Union notes that since the last review, the EU has taken steps to make its aid more effective and give it more impact.
A new ActionAid report reveals that the EU continues to ignore that its biofuels policies are driving up global food prices and pushing people in poor countries off their land.