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Questions and Answers on Total Allowable Catches (TACs) increase for 2016: Quota Top-ups

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Europe’s old nuclear reactors must have an assessment

World Environment Day on 06.06.2014 was important for European nuclear energy policy, and the triggering issue was in Ukraine. No, it was not because of the G7 meeting talking about the consequences of energy dependence in the shadow of the political problems in Ukraine. The G7 did not really address nuclear, because they are aware nuclear cannot really help them out and the risks of nuclear power in conflict areas are not a strong issue on their agenda. Continue reading

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Help for green shoppers

EU-wide standards for environmental claims would increase trust in the growing market for green products and allow shoppers to make informed choices.
A growing number of shoppers would like to buy environmentally friendly products but find it difficult to make informed choices. Continue reading

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45 000 contributions to the consultation on organic farming in Europe

45 000 responses have been submitted to the online questionnaire on the future of organic farming in Europe launched by the European Commission on 15 January. The three month long consultation ended. 96% of the contributions are from citizens. In addition, about 1600 free contributions from citizens, associations, public authorities or companies have been received. Continue reading

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