About: LIFE

Europe puts spotlight on its waste problem

This weekend saw the beginning of the European Week for Waste Reduction, a move by EU regions to draw attention to the continent’s waste problem and some of the grassroots initiatives looking for a cure.

Leaked memo threatens ‘end of European conservation as we know it’

EXCLUSIVE / A non-descript memo to the EU’s climate commissioner from her director-general could spell the end of attempts to conserve natural habitats through hundreds of small-scale projects across Europe, campaigners say.

Commission gives new ‘LIFE’ to environment financing

The European Commission yesterday (12 December) called for a 52% increase in funding for the Financial Instrument for the Environment and an expansion of the programme to combat climate change.
Regional Policy 09-12-2011

Commission expected to boost LIFE funding

The European Commission is expected to provide significantly more money for regional environmental and climate projects under proposals scheduled to be unveiled on Monday (12 December).