The European Union need to keep up the momentum of fighting climate, Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella said.

Following the EU Green Week 2019, which ended on 17 May, Vella picked up this year’s claim ‘Take the initiative! Applying environmental legislation’ and concluded: “After the work this week, we have taken that initiative and turned it into action. That action needs to continue – because you only make environmental progress when you all pull together. There are remarkable efforts underway around the EU – the task now is to keep that momentum going!”

That was the take-home message for EU Green Week 2019.”

After two years’ work, recently the European Commission adopted the second Environmental Implementation Review (EIR), a look at what is working in environment policy, and what still needs to be done.

 

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