During the informal meeting of the EU’s Agriculture Ministers in Prague, ministers discussed about food security, the role of European agriculture and a sustainable global food production.
They agreed on the importance of a EU-wide coordinated action to maximise sustainable increases in agricultural production and accelerate the use of modern techniques in agriculture. The use of...Read More
The European Parliament adopted a set of recommendations following a summer of devastating droughts, forest fires and other extreme weather phenomena across Europe. MEPs called for an EU framework on climate adaptation and a climate resilience “stress test” for key infrastructure in order to improve our emergency response. Improving our food security, sustainable water and forest...Read More
From rainfall patterns to monsoon intensities, air pollution can significantly affect the water cycle. Particulate matter can reduce the amount of solar radiation that reaches the earth’s surface, affecting the rate at which water evaporates and moves into the atmosphere. They also affect clouds’ formation and water-carrying capacity.
For example, changes in intensity and...Read More
The European Commission has released its legislative proposal on the industrial emissions directive, on Tuesday, 5th April 2022. In the proposal, the Commission focused on boosting effectiveness and supporting water reuse and circular economy investments.
The directive on industrial emissions (‘the IED’) regulates the environmental impacts of around 52 000 of Europe’s large-scale,...Read More
On the 25th of March, the MEP Water Group and UNESCO organised the annual event on the United-Nations Report 2022, dedicated to groundwater: making the invisible visible with the participation of the Italian Ambassador Stefano Verrecchia, Deputy Permanente Representation of Italy to the European Union. Louise Haxthausen, Director of the UNESCO Liaison office in Brussels reminded us that...Read More