Improving Greece’s environmental performance
The European elections are almost upon us. In the runup to May 23-26, one of the biggest issues people have been discussing and indeed mobilizing around, is how we protect our climate and our environment.
Protecting the environment is something that Europeans think the EU is doing well, should do more of and should have more powers to do so.
People understand that laws mean little unless implemented - fully and fairly.
Recently the European Commission adopted the second Environment Implementation Review - the EIR. This tool is intended to enforce that fullness and that fairness.
It was the outcome of two years' work, the end result of a cycle of analysis, dialogue and collaboration. A concise, objective look at what is working in environment policy and what still needs to be done.
Across the EU, politicians, businesses and civil society are...