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Ireland’s Donohoe takes Eurogroup helm during worst recession

The Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers on Thursday elected Ireland’s Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe as its new chair, a job that will see him…

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Rising global temperature shows ‘enormous challenge’ of meeting climate goal

Annual global temperature is likely to be at least 1°C warmer than pre-industrial levels in each of the coming five years, putting globally agreed climate…

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Europe’s recession may be milder than feared, ECB’s Schnabel says

Some economic indicators suggest that Europe’s pandemic-induced recession may be milder than earlier feared, European Central Bank board member Isabel Schnabel told Dutch newspaper NRC…

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VW to remove petrol and diesel vehicle manufacturing lines from key factory

Volkswagen (VW) is set to remove production lines for all internal combustion engine vehicles from one of its key factories this year, replacing them with…

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China ‘Solid Waste Law’ changes from September

Today (7 July) the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling commented that via its contacts in China, the country’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has confirmed…

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Post-Covid recovery the focus for Germany’s EU presidency

Germany took over the presidency of the EU Council from Wednesday 1 July, with key priorities being climate action, digital sovereignty and Europe’s role in…

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Rising Water Temperatures Threaten the Reproduction of Many Fish Species

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have published ground-breaking findings on the effects of climate change for…

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Vaccine against Ebola: Commission grants new market authorisations

Today (July 1), the European Commission adopted the decision granting marketing authorisations to the company Janssen, a Johnson & Johnson company, for a vaccine against…

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Hard times forecast for global job recovery in 2020, warns UN labour agency chief

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on jobs has been much worse than expected initially, the head of the UN labour agency said on Tuesday,…

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Banana leaf packaging and pineapple powder: How Dole plans to eliminate food waste by 2025

In R&D labs, the company is now exploring ways to turn pineapple skins and banana leaves into packaging, developing new snacks from misshapen produce that…

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