Environment News

Open Access Governments Environment news category is full of diverse and interesting material. This section takes a broad look at environmental issues across the world and the governments tackling them. 

In this category, you will find the latest legal developments in the environmental sector from around the globe. The newest research is available to read with news such as the EU’s strategy with environmental changes and issues. We also cover marine conservation, biodiversity, sustainability, and the impacts of climate change on the natural world.

The process of implementing zero emission policies and the development of technology in the aid of reducing climate change and fossil fuel emissions are popular topics within this section.

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Sharing the sustainable vision

Lord Mayor of the City of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen gives details of how the City is becoming the first CO2 neutral capital in Europe…
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Driving smart, sustainable growth

Commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy, Johannes Hahn explains what smart and sustainable growth means for European cities… 

2030 climate goals outlined by EU

The European Commission has set out its plans for climate and energy policy 2030. Goals announced by the Commission include achieving a competitive, secure and...
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Four million new trees to be planted in 2015

Government is investing £30 million to support the planting of 2,000 hectares of new woodland. As part of the investment two hundred thousand hectares of...

Decline in honeybees across Europe

A honeybee shortage is threatening crop pollination in more than half of European countries, according to new research. A study published in the journal ‘Plos...

Action pledged to protect worlds forests

Fresh action announced to protect forests and reduce green house emissions at COP19. Key international partners came together in Warsaw to announce fresh action via...

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