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Climate Change - Impacts and responses

Drawing on data from the recent European Environment Agency report Impacts of Climate Change in Europe, and from other information sources this video news release outlines the likely future impacts of climate change if the current rate of increase of global greenhouse gas emissions continues unchecked, and considers strategies for the future.

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Pan-European air pollution treaty celebrated

Celebrations were held on 1 Dec 2004 in Geneva to mark the 25th anniversary of the convention on long-range transboundary air pollution (CLRTAP).

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Commission consults public on action plan to reduce air pollution

The European Commission is seeking input from the public on the measures to be included in a new comprehensive European action plan to reduce air pollution. This plan, which is due by mid-2005, will have a direct impact on people's lives. The Commission is therefore launching an internet consultation in order to reach the largest possible number of citizens. Starting today, the consultation will run until 31 January 2005 with results to be published by March 2005.

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Lisbon goal poses choice between efficiency leap or exploiting the planet, EEA head warns

The European Union faces a choice between exploiting the rest of the planet or becoming dramatically more efficient in its use of resources if it is to meet its 'Lisbon strategy' goal of becoming the world's most dynamic and competitive economy, the head of the European Environment Agency (EEA) warned today.

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