The European Commission has approved an investment package of more than €280 million from the EU budget for over 120 new LIFE programme projects, triggering total investments of nearly €590 million to help meet these projects’ ambitious goals for environment, nature, and climate action. This amount represents a 37% rise compared to last year, the Commission said on November 16.

The projects will help to achieve the European Green Deal objectives by supporting the EU Biodiversity Strategy and the Circular Economy Action Plan, contributing to the green recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic, and helping Europe become a climate-neutral continent by 2050, among others. Many of the new projects are cross-country projects involving several Member States.

https://www.neweurope.eu/article/funding-for-environment-nature-and-climate-action-projects-gets-eu-commission-nod/

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