Entries by Kim Lübben

EU Recycling Update

The EU Commission’s early warning report reveals the status of recycling goals in Europe. Thanks to its effective deposit return system, Germany is excelling in meeting its targets. However, 18 other EU member states risk falling short in municipal waste recycling and landfill reduction. Particularly, countries in areas such as municipal waste recycling and reducing […]

COP28: Council sets out EU position for UN climate summit in Dubai

The European Union is gearing up for the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023. The recently approved position emphasizes the opportunities that ambitious climate action brings for the planet, the global economy, and people. It’s crucial to ensure a transition to sustainable, climate-resilient, and climate-neutral […]

EU Strikes a Blow Against Greenwashing: Your Consumer Rights Matter

The European Union has just made a groundbreaking decision to crack down against greenwashing. If you care about transparency, sustainability, and holding businesses accountable – you won’t want to miss this. Learn how these new regulations will empower consumers and bring integrity to product labeling in the full article here: Read the full article here

Planet Earth’s Scientific Health Check: A Wake-Up Call!

A recent study reveals that Earth is failing the “scientific health check.” Six out of nine planetary boundaries are pushed beyond limits that are safe for humans. This includes climate, water resources, and biodiversity, raising urgent calls for climate and environmental action to restore stability.  Discover more critical climate news in this roundup of the […]