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Are we boosting or restricting Green Growth?

In July, the European Commission set out its climate and energy policy. The proposals for emission reductions and zero-emission energy are most welcomed. UPM has been following this path for a long time, and our schedule is more ambitious than...

The EEA is right – Europe’s Green Deal is unsustainable

A truly sustainable economy will need to re-align the financial system around planetary boundaries, not ‘green growth’, writes Lily Tomson, head of networks at ShareAction. The European Environment Agency recently joined the growing list of organisations to acknowledge that there...

Transition to net-zero will help prevent disruption becoming the new normal

Alongside the transition to a climate neutral economy, Europe faces other transformative forces – or megatrends – that could drastically affect the economy and labour markets if not managed properly, writes Eliot Whittington.

Once in a lifetime chance for green growth and travel

The travel and tourism sector is a major contributor to GDP development. However, the impact of the industry in terms of carbon, resource utilisation and “people congestion” have not been effectively measured, writes Professor Geoffrey Lipman.
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Commission must tackle fossil fuel subsidies

The European Commission must produce an effective framework to tackle fossil fuel subsidies, writes James Nix.