TITLE

OUR 'LIFE INSURANCE.'

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Ecologist;Apr2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that European Commission Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas demanded a higher priority for wildlife conservation, referring to the European Union's protected area network. Speaking at a recent event in Brussels, Belgium, hosted by environmental coalition Birdlife International, Dimas said that the region's Natura 2000 network will be a central element in mitigating and adapting to climate change. He argued that the conservation of biodiversity should be treated like life insurance for the future.
ACCESSION #
32062292

 

Related Articles

  • Commission signals EU-wide carbon cap. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;11/17/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p10 

    The article reports on the possible decision of the European Commission to set a European Union-wide emissions cap for the third phase of Emissions Trading Scheme in 2006. The prospect was highlighted by the commission in proposals designed to strengthen and widen the cap-and-trade scheme. Its...

  • Brussels mulls carbon store scheme.  // Utility Week;6/30/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p10 

    The article reports on the announcement of environment commissioner Stavros Dimas on the proposals for a regime for capturing and storing carbon dioxide from power plants to be published by the European Commission in 2007. Dimas added that fighting climate change internationally was a key...

  • Green light for UK entry to ETS. Cozier, Muriel // European Chemical News;3/21/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2139, p26 

    Reports on the decision of the British government to issue allowances for carbon dioxide to let companies participate in the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme following the rejection of their initial national allocation plan by the European Commission. Aim of the legal proceedings...

  • JOBS AND GROWTH FOUNDATION OF PROSPERITY. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;6/12/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 23, p11 

    The article presents views on technological innovation and biodiversity in Europe. In a speech by Peter Mandelson, the European Trade Commissioner, he said that Europe needs to reach for greater innovation, flexibility in labor markets and education and a continuous shift towards higher value...

  • The gathering storm. Macintyre, James // New Statesman;9/21/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4967, p38 

    The article discusses the implication of climate change on the world's poor. It notes that although wealthy nations are the primary cause of climate change, poor people worldwide suffer through floods and frequent and extreme storms. European Union environment chief Stavros Dimas states rich...

  • EU/US heralds fresh start for climate change union. Robinson, Simon // European Chemical News;4/25/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2144, p6 

    Reports on the anticipated discussion of an international climate change regime between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) as of April 2005. Issues on policy cooperation to be discussed, including energy efficiency; Statement issued by European environment commissioner Stavros Dimas...

  • EU emissions fall after warm winter.  // Utility Week;6/22/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p10 

    The article reports on the call of European Environment commissioner Stavros Dimas for European Union (EU) member states to accelerate efforts to address climate change. Hungary challenged the decision of the European Commission to reduce emission allowances in its allocation plan for the...

  • Dimas holds his corner at hearing, but his replies fail to impress some. Cozier, Muriel // European Chemical News;10/11/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2119, p27 

    Highlights the parliamentary hearing session for European Union environment commissioner Stavros Dimas in Europe in October 2004. Comments of Satu Hassi, vice president of the Environment Committee, regarding the role of Dimas in environmental protection; Effect of the background of Dimas in...

  • EU INSIDER. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;4/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 16, p11 

    The article reports on the plan of the European Union (EU) to implement stricter rules for genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The European Commission is backing moves that aim to reassure the public that EU decisions about GMOs are based on high-quality scientific assessments that deliver a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics