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The new European Commission’s cardinal goal has been the promotion of a sustainable Europe through the introduction of the European Green Deal. However, the current world-wide COVID-19 crisis could potentially have a strong impact on environmental policies, EU’s effort to promote climate neutrality, and the willingness of some Member States to maintain the climate ambitions… » read more

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Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world. It hosts 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity and it plays a significant role in soil conditioning, clean air, the water cycle, and a vital carbon store that slows down the pace of global warming. However, the most recent analysis suggests a sharp growth in deforestation over… » read more

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The drills are pumping, the oil is flowing, and hundreds of thousands of laborers are swarming around, proudly putting their hands to work, each one representing a perfectly fitting clog in the machine called the United States of America. Nobody is worried about the millions of metric tons of CO2 this activity is generating or… » read more

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