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Agrifood 23-09-2015

European Commission, don’t ‘chicken’ out on a sustainable food strategy

The Commission must develop a strategy towards a sustainable EU food and farming system, including the introduction of a target to reduce the consumption of animal products by 30 percent by 2030, writes Joanna Swabe.
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Industrial Policy: Towards sustainable re-industrialization?

The European Commission and Member States are working together to ensure that resources are invested effectively in order to support smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. With the mid-term update and review of the Europe 2020 Flagship on industrial policy, planned for this year, more sustainable and green solutions could be called for. Will the remaining year bring changes in policy also for abandoned industrial areas ('brownfields')?
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Health 14-06-2012

Sustainable Consumption

The European Consumer Agenda aims at addressing issues such as consumer information and education and the need to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption. At the same time, the European Commission is working on the development of a harmonised methodology for the calculation of the environmental footprint of products and a meaningful way to communicate it to consumers.
Climate change 23-02-2011

UN says 2% of world GDP will buy fair green growth

Annual investment of €950 billion – or 2% of global GDP – in ten key sectors could kickstart moves to a "low-carbon, resource-efficient green economy," according to a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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