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Palm oil and soy oil for biofuels linked to high rates of deforestation – study

A significant share of palm oil and soybean expansion happens on rainforests, forests, peatland and savannahs (land with high carbon stocks), according to a...

Apes protest EU rules on palm oil

To protest the deforestation caused by the use of palm oil in biofuels, orangutans – activists in ape costumes – are slated to rally...

Malaysia warns against France’s anti-palm oil proposal

The Malaysian government has criticised a recent vote by the French National Assembly to exclude palm oil biofuels as “unwarranted and unjust.” Officials in...

From Paris to Poland, hope for the climate

The impact of climate change – fires, flooding, droughts and deforestation – is already affecting people around the world, according to META, the news...

Seven in 10 Europeans are against burning palm oil in their cars – poll

The vast majority of Europeans don’t know they’re putting palm oil in their tanks when filling up with diesel and are opposed to it....

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A new European institute for AI in science

On 15 April 2024, Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President of the...

The Parliament debates Fico’s attempts to dismantle the rule of law in Slovakia

On April 11th, the European Parliament held a Mini-Plenary...

Chinese irritation grows as EU launches new competition probe

China snapped back at the European Union over new...

Spain at work on bill to regulate illegal migrants

The lower house of Spain’s Parliament approved a proposal...

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