Circular bio‐based industries: Driving Europe’s green recovery
Here, Executive Director at Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Philippe Mengal maps out what the future holds for the bio-based sector, explaining the numerous benefits of a circular bioeconomy for Europe.
A circular economy framework could aid financial recovery from COVID-19
A group of researchers led by WMG, University of Warwick believe that adopting a circular economy framework would help the world’s economy to recover from the effects of COVID-19.
The Green Deal: Using the COVID-19 crisis as an innovation opportunity
The European Green Deal Call has opened for registrations to spur Europe’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis by turning green challenges into innovation opportunities.
The Race to Zero – Triggering a Green Recovery
The race to net-zero carbon and a green recovery is on, and here, Prof. Dr. Raimund Bleischwitz explains how this will require systems thinking.
Plans for Europe’s raw materials supply to be more secure and sustainable
The European Commission is introducing an Action Plan on critical raw materials to aid the transition to a more secure and sustainable supply chain.
Green and digital transition: More resilience and sustainable jobs for the EU
Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, explains the new Circular Economy Action Plan and argues that the green and digital transition can bring more resilience and sustainable jobs for the EU.
Animal health focus: Well-managed and healthy livestock
Well-managed and healthy livestock play a key role in the European Green Deal, Roxane Feller, Secretary General of AnimalhealthEurope argues.
How employee ideas can play a role in the green recovery from COVID-19
Chris Sheen, COO for Sideways 6, explores how employee innovation can play a role in the green recovery from COVID-19.
The European Green Deal amid COVID-19
President of the Sustainable Development Observatory of the European Economic and Social Committee, Peter Schmidt tells us what we need to know about the European Green Deal amid COVID-19.
EU invests over €2bn in transport projects to boost the EU’s green recovery
The EU is injecting almost €2.2bn into 140 key transport projects to boost the green recovery by improving sustainable transport links across the continent and creating jobs.
Rishi Sunak mini-budget: What about the environment?
Rishi Sunak has unveiled a mini-budget that proposes to change the environment infrastructure of the UK: What does that mean?
The Green Deal: Commission invests €1bn in innovative clean technology projects
The commission has recently launched calls for proposals under the Innovation Fund to encourage clean technology projects and to achieve climate neutrality.
The Green Deal: Are the EU’s priorities still in place?
Isabel Caño Aguilar, Vice-President for Communication at the European Economic and Social Committee, turns our thoughts to the Green Deal - and asks if the EU’s priorities for equality and digitalisation are still in place.
Europe’s Green Deal makes progress despite COVID-19
Open Access Government investigates the strides being made by Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans and the Commission to work towards the Green Deal’s ambitious goals during COVID-19.
Kicking off and delivering green recovery after the pandemic
Raimund Bleischwitz, Director of BSEER, explains how it could be possible to engineer a green recovery for society after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Green Deal: Low carbon, waste and emissions
Cillian Lohan from the European Economic and Social Committee provides his thoughts on the Green Deal, characterised by low carbon, low waste, low emissions plus a high quality of life and prosperity.
Environment priorities in Denmark: Nature, climate and green agenda
Lea Wermelin, Minister for the Environment, Denmark, argues that if we want to lead the way, we have to start with ourselves when it comes to nature, climate and a green agenda.
Policy in Europe: A focus on environment, oceans and fisheries
Here, we look at the European Commission’s environment, oceans and fisheries policies, a role that is headed up by European Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius.
The Commission’s work on the European Green Deal
Here, we delve into the European Commission’s work on the European Green Deal and its first European Climate Law to enshrine the 2050 climate-neutrality target into EU law.
Accelerating transitions for a Green Deal: Preparing a recovery after the pandemic
Here, Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz discusses the overlaps between transitioning to a Green Deal and preparing for recovery after the pandemic.