Yet, 10 years after the EU launched the world's biggest carbon trading scheme, the effectiveness of the concept is in question and climate activists are disenchanted or hostile.
The new Common Agricultural Policy for the period 2014-2020 is expected to provide nearly 180,000 young farmers with an installation grant, an EU spokesman has told EurActiv.
The owner of a fishing company, three enforcers and four boat captains were arrested on 7 November after the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) handed police evidence against them, including testimonies from fishermen who escaped their boats.
By the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien.
Toni Hofreiter has been co-chair of the Green Party's parliamentary group since 2013.
Hofreiter spoke with Dagmar Dehmer and Cordula Eubel.
France, along with around 40 other countries, is preparing to launch a climate initiative that will be equally beneficial to farmers. "The two are often pitched against each other, but we can bring them together!" said Ministrer of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll.
Paris should be a turning point in climate policy, as the international community meets to negotiate an ambitious climate policy.
CCIA Europe Director Christian Borggreen talks about how a safer Safe Harbour for data transfers will benefit European consumers and companies.
As COP21 opened in Paris today (30 November), Bill Gates announced the “Breakthrough energy coalition” uniting the efforts of two dozens of other billionaire philanthropists such as Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos to sponsor energy that doesn’t produce carbon.
The European Commission's Circular Economy Package, ditched last year and due to be relaunched this week, has already been delayed too long, writes Julie Girling. The delay will only be worth it if the new proposal is strong enough on building waste.
EXCLUSIVE/ Seven countries, all new members from Central and Eastern Europe, have rallied around the position that Russia's plans to double the capacity of its gas pipeline to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilizing Ukraine, EurActiv has learned.