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EIA resource details impacts of the EU F-Gas regulation

The EU F-Gas Regulation will compel a large-scale conversion to climate-friendly refrigeration and air-conditioning technologies in Europe by 2030. In the process, it will transform the European economy with implications for producers, importers, distributors, manufacturers, operators, contractors and consumers

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Action alert: Tell the UK Govt to bin plastic bags in Europe

The UK Government is opposing concrete binding European targets to reduce single-use plastic bags, one of the most easily tackled forms of marine debris, so we urge supporters to press it to change its stance and lead efforts to tackle plastic waste across Europe by supporting mandatory reduction targets

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EU timber law scorecard highlights failures to act

More than a year after it came into law, the European Commission (EC) has published a scorecard accessing the progress of the 28 member states in implementing the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR). After many years of lobbying and discussion, the landmark EUTR came into legal effect on March 3, 2013