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    Locally used resources boost development

    Locally used resources boost development

    A new paper by IIED urges governments to invest in resilience, strengthen local control over natural resources, and apply realistic values to the environment and human wellbeing to steer societies onto a more secure path.

    EU asks for sustainable water consumption

    EU asks for sustainable water consumption

    The European Commission launched a new viral clip as part of the “Generation Awake!” campaign, which alerts consumers to the dangers of unsustainable patterns of consumption.

    Every drop counts: 12th Green Week in Brussels

    Every drop counts: 12th Green Week in Brussels

    This year, Europe’s largest environment conference is dedicated to water preservation, taking into account issues as pollution, increasing population and climate change.

    EU-funded project helps feed the poor

    EU-funded project helps feed the poor

    The new food technology GRATITUDE project led by the Natural Resources Institute will help millions of the world’s poorest people in some of the most deprived regions.

    Call for an EU ban on cloned animals for food

    Call for an EU ban on cloned animals for food

    Eurogroup for Animals called on the European Commission to ban the cloning animals for food production, representing the views of Europe’s consumers.

    EU and poor nations clash on Kyoto renewal

    EU and poor nations clash on Kyoto renewal

    Divisions between the EU and groups of developing countries over the future of the Kyoto protocol have again emerged during the latest round of international climate change talks in Bonn.

    New global plan to save oil carbon emissions

    New global plan to save oil carbon emissions

    The Global Fuel Economy Initiative has launched a new three-year campaign that aims to overcome the remaining challenges associated with improving the fuel economy of vehicles around the world.

    Governments commit on sustainable energy

    Governments commit on sustainable energy

    During the Third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3) in London, leaders announced new commitments and initiatives to improve energy efficiency, increase the share of renewable energy, and enable energy access worldwide.

    EU Cities need to adapt to climate change

    EU Cities need to adapt to climate change

    According to a new report by EEA, distinct design and composition of urban areas compared to rural areas alters climate change impacts in cities, leading to many diverse challenges for cities within Europe.

    Questioning EU “green” agencies independence

    Questioning EU “green” agencies independence

    Recently, the EU Medicines Agency, Environment Agency, Food Safety Authority all failed to win the Budgetary Control Committee’s approval for the way in which they spend EU funds.

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