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Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: 2008 Environment Policy Review, COM(2009) 304 final

Funded under: FP7-ENVIRONMENT


The EU faces growing challenges from fluctuating commodity, food and energy prices, increasing environmental pressures and an unprecedented economic crisis. These challenges underline the need and opportunities for Europe to move faster towards a resource-efficient, low-carbon economy. This last Environment Policy Review under the current Commission highlights the achievements made in 2008 that prepare for this change. It identifies major policy initiatives underway and the challenges that will require greater effort.

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Record Number: 9851 / Last updated on: 2009-07-22