Issue 435 | 30 May 2016
Ian Duncan interview, Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) reform, EU Development Days preview, Sustainable Development Week, eHealth, Blood & Plasma policy, 5 Questions with Angelika Niebler and more…
Ian Duncan talks to Brian Johnson about the difficulties of building cross party consensus, skeleton reports and shadow meetings and why free allowances are set to be the ‘beating heart’ of the EU’s emissions trading scheme reforms.
Bioplastics are a key element in Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy, writes Hasso von Pogrell
To reach a true circular economy, MEPs should make it their top priority to set a single method for measuring ‘real’ recycling rates, write Axel Eggert, Sylvain Lhôte and Guy Thiran.
But policy incentives to take account of its environmental benefits are needed for the market to accelerate, argues Trevor Morgan.