2019-2

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A first vision of a Common Food Policy

IPES-Food presents a plan to transform the European Union food system, including proposals for 80 policy reforms and a new governance architecture.
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Editorial: Taking the next steps

The drought in Northern Europe last summer was a climate wake-up for many of us living in the region. It is one thing to grasp the basic science ...
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In pursuit of net-zero farming

Slashing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions is a tricky balancing act: we will need to use all the tools available, while making sure we do not sacrifice other environmental interests along the way.
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Phase-out of coal in Europe during 2019 is ongoing

Coal is being phased out in Europe, but not fast enough to get totally coal-free by 2025.
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Western Balkans’ chronic coal pollution

Sixteen outdated coal power plants in the Western Balkans are a public health and economic liability for the whole of Europe, with people in the EU bearing the majority ...
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CCS: Time to move on

With coal on the decline, for political, economic and technical reasons, the argument for CCS in the power sector is weaker than ever before.
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Sweeping Europe’s emissions under the rug

Enthusiasm for CCS has waned across much of Europe as the technology has failed to advance and renewables have convincingly demonstrated their ability to cost-effectively decarbonize the energy system. But don’t tell that to Norway.
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We need to work less to tackle climate crisis

People across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.
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GHG and ammonia emissions from Irish farms on the rise

According to the national Irish farm survey, based on data from 2017, emissions of greenhouse gases and ammonia continue to increase over time.
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1.5-degree lifestyles

A new report “1.5-Degree Lifestyles” evaluates the implications of the Paris Agreement from a lifestyle perspective. It analyses scientific emission ...
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