EU Japan and Chile offer best solutions to plastic pollution

plastic pollution

The $100bn per annum problem of plastic pollution shows no sign of abatement but proven policy approaches in the EU, Japan and Chile can serve as a starting point for countries seeking to curb plastic pollution as well as providing a baseline for the upcoming plastics treaty negotiations. Efforts to tackle plastic pollution are still […]

EU doubles firefighting fleet to address climate change impacts

firefighting

The EU has doubled the number of firefighting resources across Europe in preparation for expected extreme summer heatwaves. The rescEU firefighting aircraft reserve includes 24 airplanes and 4 helicopters from 10 Member States. In addition, Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia will be sending almost 450 firefighters to be pre-positioned in […]

Response to this month’s EU Taxonomy consultation

EU Taxonomy

It is vital that the EU Taxonomy takes a science-based approach to regulation and that it contains science-based thresholds. That’s the view of Impak Analytics in responding to the recent EU Taxonomy consultation on the amended Climate Delegated Act and Environmental Delegated Act. Impak supports a science-based approach to regulatory development and is, in particular, […]