life programme

An investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon

The European Commission has approved an investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy under the new LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action. Today’s investment package will contribute towards improving the quality of life for European citizens in five areas: Nature, Water, Air, Waste and Climate Action. The investment covers 10 Read more about An investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon[…]

Field sensor quickly, accurately identifies soil issues

Producers sometimes face challenges that go deep into the soil. They need answers to help the soil, on site. A portable field sensor can accurately measure minerals in soils more easily and efficiently than existing methods. And a research team, including a middle school student and her scientist father, can confirm it. Calcium, like other Read more about Field sensor quickly, accurately identifies soil issues[…]

State aid: Commission approves creation of €24 billion fund for management of radioactive waste in Germany

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules the transfer of radioactive waste liabilities to a new public fund in return for the payment of about €24.1 billion by nuclear power plant operators. The Commission concluded that the state support is proportionate to the objective. Germany intends to transfer the liabilities relating to Read more about State aid: Commission approves creation of €24 billion fund for management of radioactive waste in Germany[…]