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Brussels Briefing on Environment: All you need to know for May & June 2014

May 20, 2014 - Environment

In this Brussels Briefing on Environment leading environment journalist Sonja van Renssen provides an overview of the latest developments in the field of European environment policy.

Topics discussed include:

 CO2 emissions from trucks: first-ever European Commission strategy
– Circular economy & waste: Green Week (June 2-5) and upcoming policy package, containing a review of the waste framework, landfill, and packaging and packaging waste directives, and a long-awaited Communication on sustainable food
June Environment Council: air quality and 2030 Climate & Energy Strategy  (June 13)
– EU Summit: 2030 Climate & Energy Strategy and energy security of supply (June 26 – 27)
– Informal meeting of EU environment ministers in Athens (May 14)
More efficient lorries: member states gearing up for clash with Parliament
Expected return to indirect land-use change (ILUC)

Featuring statement by Jos DelbekeDirector General for Climate Action at the European Commission.

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