Electric car sales in Europe are expected to have tripled this year compared to 2019, and are expected to climb to as much as 15% of the total market share by 2022.
The Farm to Fork Strategy proposes dedicating €10 billion toward the research and innovation on “food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture, and the environment as well as the use of digital technologies and nature-based solutions for agri-food.”
The European Commission has committed to protecting 30% of the EU’s land and oceans by 2030. The 10-year plan includes reducing chemical pesticides by 50% and planting 3 billion trees by 2030.
In the next few weeks, the European Union’s Food Safety Authority is expected to classify several types of insects as safe for human consumption.
The new laws will ensure that new products brought to the EU market are repairable, recyclable, and designed to last longer than our current phones and tablets.
Every unprofitable coal mine in the European Union must cease production by the first day of 2019, the date on which all public funds for the mines will come to an end.
The single-use plastic ban was introduced earlier this year and yesterday the European commission agreed a deal to set the ban in place.
The European Union has set targets for 2030 of cutting emissions by 40%. Now it says it plans to go much further again by becoming climate neutral by 2050.
The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to enact a complete ban on some single-use plastics such as drinking straws and disposable cutlery across the European Union.
In a statement Wednesday, the Commission said the 100 million-euro ($115.2 million) fund would be used to help “innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market.”