Founded in 1989, EBCD is an international environmental non governmental organization (NGO) based in Brussels, with the main objective to promote the conservation and sustainable use of natural renewable resources both in Europe and worldwide. It supports science based solutions, full stakeholder participation, due consideration for the socio-economic aspects and for cultural diversity.
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kick-off meeting of the "bioeconomy" working group

Strasbourg, 10 March 2015: Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen in charge of Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness attended the kick-off meeting of the “Bioeconomy” working group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” chaired by Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP. Read more...

towards zero emission road transport: paving the way for electric mobility in europe

Lack of tax incentives, too few charging stations, uncertain guarantees to consumers and producers, as well as the price of electric vehicles and their short autonomy were identified as key barriers to the development of the market for electric vehicles in Europe during a conference in Brussels on March 5th, which brought together around hundred policy-makers and stakeholders to debate electric mobility in Europe. Read more...

Integrating CO2 in the value chain: the role of chemistry

On Tuesday March 3rd, the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS), organised a debate on the role of chemistry in enhancing the renewable potential of CO2 in order to deliver a more efficient value chain and a non-toxic environment. Read more...

ep intergroup newsletter: february 2015

Read the Newsletter here!

  • Editorial
  • Apiculture & Bee Health working group kick-off meeting: report
  • Demonstrating the value of investing in nature: article by IUCN
  • Research priorities for sustainable solutions: report and meeting's documents
  • Upcoming Intergroup event: "Integrating CO2 in the value-chain: the role of chemistry"
  • Calendar of upcoming events