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IMO Strategy to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Shipping By 2050

Global - May 21 2018 In April 2018, the Marine Environmental Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted an initial strategy to reduce...

Eun-Kyung Lee, Janice M. Schneider.

Post-Brexit Environmental Principles and Governance Bill Consultation Launches in UK

United Kingdom - May 18 2018 Consultation document proposes replacing the European Commission with a new environmental watchdog, among other recommendations. The UK government has...

Michael D. Green.

EU Council Decision to Streamline Green Reporting and Reduce Administrative Burden on Member States

European Union - May 17 2018 Decision is third initiative of the EC's REFIT programme to simplify regulation for Member States. The EU Council has adopted a decision to reduce and...

Michael D. Green.

France Takes Steps to Address Climate Change Through Constitutional Reform

France - May 17 2018 Intense lobbying surrounds a recent proposal to amend Article 34 of the Constitution. French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe recently unveiled a...

Fabrice Fages.

European Parliament Adopts Circular Economy Package

European Union - April 30 2018 Member States will follow a single EU legislative framework merging industrial policies and environmental protection to encourage sustainable economic...

Jörn Kassow.