Latest European Commissioner for the Environment Stories

2008-09-12 12:00:18

Pavan Sukhdev, Study Leader for a report jointly sponsored by the European Commission and the German government on the economic impacts of biodiversity loss will be in Washington on September 16 for meetings with the World Bank and the Global Forest Leaders Forum.

2008-07-08 09:00:51

The European Union's environmental commissioner, Stavros Dimas, has played down Polish fears that the European Emission Trading Scheme is tilted in favor of western European states and does not consider the concerns of members with high coal-based electricity generation capacity, according to Reuters.

2006-05-19 14:51:39

By Jeff Mason EISENSTADT, Austria (Reuters) - The European Union's environment chief said on Friday the United States was open to discussing a global greenhouse gas emissions market, but the U.S.

2005-09-22 12:48:31

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The European Union does not expect a binding agreement to emerge from major talks designed to find a way of replacing the Kyoto climate change accord, the EU's environment commissioner said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.