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                Climate change and food: a new trade-off

                Climate change and food: a new trade-off

                A study by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) has investigated the effects of crop yield and livestock feed efficiency scenarios on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture and land use change in developing countries.

                EU, zero-landfill goal on the pipeline

                EU, zero-landfill goal on the pipeline

                On the 2nd of July “circular economy’ package was adopted by the European Commission to pursue the zero-landfill goal in stages and reduce waste by 2030

                EU for biodiversity protection

                EU for biodiversity protection

                A global conference on approaches to avoid biodiversity loss and find practical ways to enhance ecosystem services was held in London

                EU food chemicals cause cancer

                EU food chemicals cause cancer

                The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of cancer and has hazardous effects on the nervous system.

                Waste, Commission reforms

                Waste, Commission reforms

                EEB welcomes the waste policy proposals published by the European Commission which set bold targets for recycling in Europe

                EU, ecologists against plastic bags

                EU, ecologists against plastic bags

                On the fifth edition of International Plastic Bag-Free Day, EU and environmentalists fight against single use plastic bags

                The Climate Change 2014 report

                The Climate Change 2014 report

                The Climate Change 2014 report notes that future risks depend on the amount of future climate change. Increasing warming increase the likelihood of pervasive and irreversible impacts

                World Water Development Report 2014

                World Water Development Report 2014

                The WWDR 2014 is a status report on global freshwater resources stressing the need for policies and regulatory frameworks to recognise and integrate approaches to water and energy

                Sustainable tourism in coastal areas

                Sustainable tourism in coastal areas

                The “Coast Project” of UNWTO proposes development and implementation mechanisms for sustainable tourism governance and management in coastal areas

                Fitur Green for sustainable tourism

                Fitur Green for sustainable tourism

                FITUR Green aims to bring innovation in sustainability to the tourism sector in order to enhance the competitiveness of businesses and destinations

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