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Dear Reader, As of March 25, 2021 we are moving our IEU Monitoring content to our new Portal IEU MONITORING .  The headlines of all our new daily monitoring newsletters can be found on our IEU Newsletters page, on the portal. But former newsletters--our archive--will stay available here, on this platform. Thank you for working with us. Your IEU Monitoring Team

IEU Environment Monitoring for 24 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*:  SOIL PROTECTION EP Oral question to the EU Council - Soil protection - O-000024/2021 EP Oral question to the EU Commission - Soil protection - O-000023/2021 AQUACULTURE Joint CONT-ENVI presentation of ECA Report on Marine Environment Protection - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION EEB: Germany close to miss key chance to slash toxic industrial pollution THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION New Rotterdam Convention publications promote the protection of children from hazardous labour practices ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on amending Regulation (EC) No 1367/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on the application of the provisions of the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters to Community institutions

IEU Climate Monitoring for 24 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*: COP26 Speech by President von der Leyen at the Opening of the High-Level Conference 'Investing in climate action: The Make-or-Break Decade', in cooperation with the EIB ECCA 2021 – 5th European climate change adaptation conference ECCA 2021 – Webinar series on climate change adaptation UNFCCC UN Climate Change Boosts Innovation for Climate Action REGIONAL CLIMATE ACTION Climate change - cohesion policy and regional environment strategies: in plenary - Committee on Regional Development TRANSPORT EMISSIONS ACEA: Auto industry CEOs discuss CO2 with Timmermans Publications - AERIS Air Quality Report - Euro 7 impact assessment EU Commission: Clean aviation for a competitive green recovery in Europe: Innovative ideas take flight EEA: Motorised transport: train, plane, road or boat — which is greenest? EU - CHINA China's Energy Development Trends: Finding Pathways to A Carbon Neutral Future *Note  On this platform, we a

IEU Energy Monitoring for 24 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*: ENERGY MARKETS Eurostat: EU energy: market shares of largest producers decreasing SMART  GRID EU Commission: Consultation on the list of candidate Projects of Common Interest in smart grids EEX Börsenrat begrüßt Initiative der EEX für vereinfachte Ausschreibungsverfahren für öffentliche Behörden RENEWABLES Neuer Bund-Länder-Kooperationsausschuss zum Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien tagt erstmalig und bringt Monitoring auf den Weg HEATING BDEW: Zahl der Woche / Fast ein Fünftel aller CO2-Emissionen in Deutschland entstehen durchs Heizen NUCLEAR ENERGY Bundeskabinett beschließt Atomgesetz-Novelle für einen finanziellen Ausgleich der Energieversorger und die Beilegung aller Rechtsstreitigkeiten zum Atomausstieg ENERGY POVERTY Conference on energy poverty at the crossroads of the European pillar of social rights and the European Green Deal ENERGY CHARTER Secretariat contributes to the workshop on “Governing the Energy Transition” organized b

IEU Environment Monitoring 23 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*: ECHA Highlights from March RAC and SEAC meetings BIODIVERSITY EU Commission launches Pollinator Park – a dystopian virtual reality experience of a world without pollinators AQUACULTURE Save the Day: Ministerial Conference “A Blue Agenda in the Green Deal” - 8 June 2021 GREEN INDUSTRIES EU and ASEAN collaborate on green manufacturing technologies at EU Industry Week event Speech: United States and United Kingdom: united in creating green jobs - UK Environment Agency FOOD Dual food quality: EU Commission releases study on sensory differences in food products EP OPINION on a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system - PE663.077v02-00 PESTICIDE EXPORTS Sarah Wiener (Grüne/EFA): Profit geht vor Umweltschutz : "EU-Kommission sieht in Sachen Export toxischer und in der EU verbotener Pestizide wenig Handlungsbedarf" SPECIAL: COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccines: MEPs quiz top officials on authorisati

IEU Climate Monitoring 23 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*:  COP26:  China, the EU, and Canada co-convene the 5th Ministerial on Climate Action President von der Leyen, Executive Vice-Presidents Timmermans and Dombrovskis and Commissioner McGuinness take part in Investing in Climate Action event Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans' remarks at the 5th Ministerial for Climate Action Secretary-General's video remarks to the 2021 Ministerial on Climate Action, convened by China-EU-Canada Policy paper: Communiqués from the COP26 DA Ministerial Group UNFCCC:  Interactive Transparency Processes Resume as Countries Discuss Progress to 2020 Targets CINEA:  EMFF/EMFAF: New executive agency takes over programme management from 1 April CARBON MARKETS ICAP Status Report 2021: Growth in emissions trading continues as systems prove resilient to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic EARTH OBSERVATION EUMETSAT: Monitoring the atmosphere, ocean and climate from space Secretary-General's messa

IEU Energy Monitoring 23 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*: NUCLEAR ENERGY IAEA: UAE and Belarus Introduced Nuclear Power Last Year. Who is Next? Aides d'État: la Commission autorise l'indemnisation d'EDF pour la fermeture anticipée de la centrale nucléaire de Fessenheim en France ENERGY REGULATION CEER publishes its Report on Billing Issues in the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package ENTSO-E Technology Factsheets – Take a tour of power transmission technology developments New Joint Statement from the European DSO Associations on the proposal to revise the TEN-E Regulation SMART GRID Smart Grid Key Performance Indicators: A DSO perspective OIL & GAS UK: North Sea deal to protect jobs in green energy transition EU COMMISSION REGISTER DG ENER COMMISSION OPINION on the cost-benefit analysis methodology concerning trans-European electricity infrastructure *Note  On this platform, we are publishing our IEU publications with a delay of several hours. If you want to get ou

IEU Environment Monitoring 22 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*:  WORLD WATER DAY:  World Water Day: Joint Statement by the EU High Representative Josep Borrell and EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius World Water Day: Environment Minister Schulze invites international community and global actors to ministerial conference BMUB: Weltwassertag: Chemikalien in Gewässern reduzieren CORPORATE RESPONSABILITIES EP Text adopted - Corporate due diligence and corporate accountability - P9_TA(2021)0073 - Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - Brussels - Final edition NANOPLASTICS Nanoplastics may reduce efficacy of constructed wetlands for water treatment AQUACULTURE Oceans under threat like never before, warns World Meteorological Organization  BIODIVERSITY EU Commission Answer to a written question - Fragmentation of European rivers is major threat to biodiversity - E-000155/2021(ASW) IMPACT ASSESSMENT EU Commission Answer to a written question - Follow-up of letters of notice to five Member States for non-complian

IEU Climate Monitoring 22 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*: IPCC IPCC opens session to consider essential business matters UNFCCC Race to Zero builds momentum New UNFCCC Blog to Highlight Climate Action EU GREEN DEAL A Global Green Deal: An op-ed article by EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EIB President Werner Hoyer EP Think Tank: At a Glance - Cohesion policy and climate change - 22-03-2021 State of the planet: This decade must bend the curves on emissions and biodiversity loss - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research CLIMATE FINANCE EU Climate leadership in the spotlight - EIB CARBON TAXATION How can tax revenue support low income households through the green transition? CLIMATE DIPLOMACY Climate diplomacy: EU, China and Canada co-convene the 5th Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA) CLIMATE DATA Join us for the Net Zero Challenge pitch contest on using open data for climate action - Open Knowledge Foundation COMPETITIVENESS EU doesn’t need to choose between ambitious

IEU Energy Monitoring 22 March 2021

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Our IEU Monitoring headlines today*: HYDROGEN MEPs advocate push for renewable hydrogen, integration of energy systems ENERGY REGULATION Joint Statement from the European DSO Associations on the proposal to revise the TEN-E Regulation Cooperation with WB6 legislators on transboundary river protection and hydropower development takes shape ENERGY EFFICIENCY Workshop: Setting a vision for buildings and a decarbonised buildings stock Workshop: Minimum energy performance standards for existing buildings GAZPROM Gazprom and TMK discuss their cooperation after merger of TMK and ChelPipe EU COUNCIL REGISTER CM 2291 2021 REV 1 Informal videoconference of the members of the Working Party on Energy EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER Answer to a written question - Closure of the Sines coal-fired power plant – I - E-000113/2021(ASW) Answer to a written question - Closure of the Sines coal-fired power plant – II - E-000114/2021(ASW) *Note  On this platform, we are publishing our IEU pub

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