Today, the Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle this constantly growing source of waste and of consumer frustration.
Numerous organizations call on Member States to uphold the EU’s democratic values and to refuse the splitting of Association Agreements with Latin American partners in order to accelerate the ratification of their trade part.
In what can only be the start of a new era, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the European Commission have announced measures to end archaic and painful animal testing.
While food systems does not yet have the place it deserves on this year’s COP27 agenda in Sharm el-Sheikh, it was addressed in important side-sessions.
COP27 did not advance commitments and did not show evidence of meaningful action by countries to further reduce global emissions.
Temperatures in Europe have increased at more than twice the global average over the past 30 years – the highest of any continent in the world.
Economic losses from drought, floods and landslides have rocketed in Asia. In 2021 alone, weather and water-related hazards caused total damage of US$ 35.6 billion, affecting nearly 50 million people.
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