2024-06-17 15:01:59

EU's Nature Restoration Law Gains Knife-edge Support Ahead of Crucial Council Meeting

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Austria's pivotal decision to support the EU's Nature Restoration Law has shifted the approval closer to reality, with 64.86% of the EU population now backing the legislation. The law aims to restore 20% of the EU's land and seas by 2030, focusing on carbon capture, disaster prevention, and biodiversity protection.

Despite opposition from some member states, the EU Council meeting is expected to see the law approved, marking a significant milestone in European environmental legislation. The narrow vote and controversial moves surrounding the law highlight the complex dynamics and challenges in balancing environmental conservation with other interests within the EU.

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EURACTIV.com
16. Juni 2024 um 18:31

Knife-edge support for Nature Restoration Law, ahead of crucial Council meeting on Monday morning

Politics
Austria changes stance to support the EU's Nature Restoration Law in a crucial Council meeting, potentially bringing the approval closer to reality. Several countries have shifted positions, with Austria's reversal increasing the support to 64.86% of the EU population, just shy of the 65% threshold needed for approval. Slovakia's decision to support or oppose the law is currently uncertain.
EURACTIV.de
17. Juni 2024 um 07:25

Narrow Vote: Austria supports Renaturation Law ahead of EU Council Meeting

Politics
Austria supports the EU Renaturation Law before the Environmental Council, even though the national position has been rejecting it so far. The decision could enable the implementation of the controversial law into European legislation.
EURACTIV.com
17. Juni 2024 um 08:54

BREAKING: EU countries rubberstamp Nature Restoration Law after months of deadlock

Politics
Environment
EU member states approved the Nature Restoration Law after long negotiations, with final support from countries like Austria and Slovakia. The legislation aims to restore 20% of the EU's degraded land and sea ecosystems by 2030 and set targets for ecosystem restoration by 2050. The law includes provisions to protect the farming sector, with an 'emergency brake' for targets that could impact agriculture under exceptional circumstances.
EURACTIV.de
17. Juni 2024 um 09:58

EU countries give green light to Renaturation Act

Politics
The EU Member States have given the green light to the Renaturation Act. The text was adopted by a slim majority and sets legally binding targets for the restoration of damaged ecosystems. However, the requirements for the agricultural sector were weakened.
EL PAÍS: el periódico global
17. Juni 2024 um 13:04

Los Veintisiete ratifican ‘in extremis’ la ley de biodiversidad, una de las normas más atacadas por la extrema derecha

Política
Medio Ambiente
Tras meses de retrasos y marchas atrás, los ministros de Medio Ambiente de la UE han ratificado la Ley de Restauración de la Naturaleza (LRN), que busca recuperar la biodiversidad europea. La normativa había sido politizada y instrumentalizada, enfrentando el avance de la extrema derecha y los compromisos para combatir el cambio climático. A pesar de las dificultades y los cambios de postura de algunos países, se logró la mayoría cualificada necesaria para su aprobación.
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