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Brexit and its impacts on environmental policy

Brexit’s impact on environmental policy will be felt not just in the UK but also in the European Union. While the UK risks sliding...

Binding greenhouse gas emission reductions for Member States (2021-2030)

The European Commission (EC) proposed the effort sharing list to reduce greenhouse gas emissions targets for Member States from 2021-2030 for the transport, buildings,...

Energy mix in the EU after COP21

The time has come to make the Paris Agreement real. Renewables are the clear option in the new energy mix. Even in the face...

Paris Agreement marches forward towards implementation

This April saw the launch of the one-year period for national governments to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change reached at the COP...

Global response to Laudato si’

The Encyclical Laudato si’ by Pope Francis published in June has had an amazing effect beyond the boundaries of the Catholic Church. Politicians, scientists, academics...

Making concrete the EU commitment on climate change

The environment ministers of the EU confirmed the proposal for COP21 to reduce emissions at least by 40% by 2030, and to reduce 80-95%...

Economics of climate change: the economical debt?

Climate change has many dimensions: physical, social, political and also economical. Mitigation is a challenge to our economies. Waiting is not longer an option. We...

Pope’s encyclical on environment sparks comments and hope

Ecology and Jesuits in Communication (Ecojesuit.com) has launched its special edition on Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical released last 18 June.  This edition...