Category Archives: Environment and Ecology

EU well placed to protect and enhance citizens’ living standards while pursuing an ambitious transition to an environmentally sustainable economy

Marianne Thyssen, the Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, said: In 2018, we witnessed positive developments in the European economy, labour markets and society. For the sixth consecutive year, the EU’s ambitious agenda for jobs, growth and … Continue reading

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Tackling climate change can be a driver for growth and jobs

The Commission has published the 2019 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, this time dedicated to the theme of sustainability. The 2019 report shows that tackling climate change and preserving growth go hand in … Continue reading

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June – July 2019

June was hottest ever recorded on Earth = Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts on behalf of the EU, showed that the global average temperature for June 2019 … Continue reading

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Our and EESC Workers’ Group Priorities for the European Union

Too many people living in European countries do not see and do not believe in the importance of the different nation having to work together. Several citizens think it is just something for the happy few, but they are wrong, … Continue reading

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The European Union – the environmental challenges and your voice

Environmental challenges are everywhere. There is an urgent need to stop biodiversity losses and to improve air, water and soil quality – to name but a few problem areas. Among examples of global environmental problems, the loss of bees is … Continue reading

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Freshwater, marine and coastal pollution

A look at the importance of us taking care of clean fresh water and taking measures to avoid ground-, river and seawater pollution. Continue reading

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Tackling the pollution challenge

Tackling the pollution challenge is vital to securing human well-being. It is a critical insurance policy for current and future generations, the fulfilment of whose rights depends on a healthy environment. Special attention must be paid to the needs of … Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #2 Dealing with effects of a changing climate

In the previous posting we saw that the water which comes out of the tap does not always have to be safe water. There are many souls who can tamper with it. But to make it clean drinkable water the … Continue reading

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Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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Egypt facing water scarcity

From the unpublished material: 2019 January 01 Several countries may be afraid for water scarcity because of their population growth and higher temperatures and more droughts alternated with uncontrollable many devastating rainstorms. For Egypt for example, unless the current fertility … Continue reading

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