A more sustainable EU requires investments that benefit economy and environment alike
EU environmental policy has led to economic investments that have clearly benefited the health of people and ecosystems, but there are still important unresolved environmental issues in Europe, in particular climate change, loss of biodiversity, and air pollution in urban areas. These are the main conclusions of a report, Outstanding Environmental Issues, produced by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency in cooperation with the EEA. The report was prepared at the request of the Dutch presidency to inform the new European Commission and European Parliament.
The report is available as a PDF and a press release from http://www.rivm.nl .
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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