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Our Sun today (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Our Sun today (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) (updated 28/07/2014. Link to met office re-established) “We had adopted a kind of solar uniformitarianism. As people and as scientists we have always wanted the Sun to be better than other stars and better … Continue reading

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Biological Productivity and its Influence on Cloud Formation. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Biological Productivity and its Influence on Cloud Formation. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) Recently I have found a couple of articles and press releases which have captured my attention based on sharing a common ground that I believe has a noteworthy relevance … Continue reading

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Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops on the Agri-Food Sector by the European Commission. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops on the Agri-Food Sector by the European Commission. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) In 2001 a review about the Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops on the Agri-Food Sector by the Directorate-General for Agriculture Commission of … Continue reading

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EUROPA Press Release: Commissioners Janez Potočnik and Connie Hedegaard welcome the trilogue agreement on the new Environment Action Programme to 2020 europa.eu (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


EUROPA Press Release: Commissioners Janez Potočnik and Connie Hedegaard welcome the trilogue agreement on the new Environment Action Programme to 2020 europa.eu (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-591_en.htm#! Publication date 20/06/2013 12:00 Commissioners Janez Potočnik and Connie Hedegaard welcome the trilogue agreement … Continue reading

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Packaging and Packaging Waste Proposals New EU Proposal to reduce plastic bag consumption.


On 4th November 2013, the Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic bags in the EU. The proposal amends the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (94/62/EC). http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/packaging/legis.htm#plastic_bags

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