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Greenhouse gases: Member States shaping up reporting under the Emission Trading Scheme

The European Union is running the largest multi-country, multi-sector greenhouse gas Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) world-wide. A report presented today by the European Environment Agency shows that the implementation of the ETS is improving. For the reporting year 2007, all Member States have delivered information on their experience in accordance with Article 21 of the Emissions Trading Directive.

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Time to step up efforts towards sustainable consumption and production, says a new report

Housing, food and drink, and mobility have the greatest environmental impact over their lifecycle, the EEA and the European Commission have shown. This concern brought together European governments, researchers, NGOs and business under the same roof during a conference held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, back in September last year.

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Explore Europe's changing landscape

What does Europe use its land for? Where are farmlands, urban areas and forests? How has Europe's land cover changed over a decade?

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EU fails to curb emissions from transport: dramatic improvements and clear targets needed

The transport sector in the EU must apply rigorous measures to help Europe meet its greenhouse gas emission targets, says a new report published by the European Environment Agency.

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Danish civil society debates EU climate proposals

Just a week after the launch in Brussels of the European Commission's climate change and energy package, EEA hosted a high-level debate with EU officials and representatives of the Danish industry and civil society organisations.

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