EU Green Week 2022 News (346)RSS
The EU Green Capital year of Tallinn has officially begun
On 21 January 2023 Tallinn’s EU Green Capital year was officially launched during the Handover Ceremony that took place in the Estonian capital.
During a visit to Ukraine, the College of Commissioners discussed with the Ukrainian government EU support to help Ukraine rebuild its cities in a high-quality, sustainable and inclusive way.
Sustainable products: Commission consults on new product priorities
Today the Commission has launched an online public consultation on what the new product priorities under the proposed Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) should be.
ReSet the Trend
The Commission has launched a multilingual campaign – ReSet The Trend – to engage Europeans in the battle against fast fashion and raise public awareness about the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles.
Field to fork: global food miles generate nearly 20% of all CO2 emissions from food
Issue 594: Food trade is key to achieving global food security, with internationally traded food making up 19% of consumed calories worldwide. But what is the environmental impact of this trade?
Restored floodplains could remove 38 000 tons of nitrate pollution in the Danube river basin
Issue 594: Reconnecting cut-off water bodies and floodplains with the Danube River and its tributaries could aid nitrate removal and contribute to water quality improvements, shows a new large-scale modelling study.
Will more frequent river floods cause widespread malfunction of European road networks?
Issue 594: More frequent river flooding is a climate hazard in Europe, threatening its road transport infrastructure.
Food security and ecosystem resilience: Commission boosts action on pollinators
Today, the Commission is presenting 'A New Deal for Pollinators' to tackle the alarming decline in wild pollinating insects in Europe, revising the 2018 EU Pollinators Initiative.
19th Japan-EU High-Level Dialogue on Environment
Japan and the European Commission held their 19th High-Level Dialogue on Environment via videoconference on the 23rd of January 2023 to discuss three key environmental issues – biodiversity, circular economy and plastics, and pollution.
Tallinn starts as 2023 European Green Capital
Tomorrow, the Estonian city of Tallinn will officially become the European Green Capital for 2023, taking over from the French city of Grenoble.