Commission moves to suspend Cambodia's preferential access to the EU, while citizens sue the EU for its Renewable Energy policy

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Citizens launch legal bid to stop damage caused by biomass
March 5, 2019

In a landmark lawsuit filed on March 4 against the European Union (EU), plaintiffs from the USA and five EU Member States - RomaniaIreland

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Commission moves toward suspending Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU
March 5, 2019

On 11 February 2019, the EU started a process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market under the 

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Financial institutions must face up to the risks of investing in biomass
March 5, 2019

The use of biomass for energy production is a ‘blind spot’ for banks and investors, a report recently published by ShareAction reveals.

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Forest revenue transparency: Republic of Congo and the EU must do more
March 5, 2019

The 2016 report that the Republic of Congo just submitted to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) raises NGO concerns over the

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To argue or stay silent on forests? Parliament committees jostle over the 2050 climate strategy
March 5, 2019

European Parliament committees are undercutting each other in their eagerness to respond to “A clean planet for all,” the EU Commission’s communication on the 

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Montagne d’Or Mine: France needs to walk the talk on halting deforestation in the tropics
March 5, 2019

At a time when France vows to champion the fight against imported deforestation and climate change, Montagne d’Or, a massive project in French Guyana has become a pebble in the shoe of the environment minister, raising concerns in French environmental groups and the French judiciary.