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EU adopted the law "On critical raw materials"
EU adopted the law "On critical raw materials"

The law will promote the development of the local mining sector and expand disposal and processing capacity

Half of Ukrainians are not ready to pay more for green transition – FAMA survey
Half of Ukrainians are not ready to pay more for green transition – FAMA survey

Support for the transition to green energy decreased from 30.4% in 2023 to 25.4%

Government approves reform plan for Ukraine Facility
Government approves reform plan for Ukraine Facility

Implementation of the plan will allow to receive €16 billion in 2024

European Commission proposes to ease Green Deal rules for farmers
European Commission proposes to ease Green Deal rules for farmers

The relaxation of the rules will be considered at the meeting of the ministers of agriculture on March 26

10 EU countries pledge to decarbonize energy by 2035
10 EU countries pledge to decarbonize energy by 2035

These countries represent more than 60% of the EU's energy sector

Europe cuts green transition costs and expects Ukraine to act decisively
Europe cuts green transition costs and expects Ukraine to act decisively

Ukraine has lost 40-80% of its industrial potential

The plastic recycling industry is under threat in the EU
The plastic recycling industry is under threat in the EU

The EU is preparing a new Regulation on packaging and packaging waste, which sets requirements for the content of secondary raw materials and the level of recycling

Global carbon emissions from energy reached a new record in 2023 – IEA
Global carbon emissions from energy reached a new record in 2023 – IEA

Emissions in advanced economies have fallen to a 50-year low

Investments in the latest climate technologies increased tenfold in 2023 in the US
Investments in the latest climate technologies increased tenfold in 2023 in the US

Clean technologies account for 5% of US private investment

UK green economy grew by 9% in 2023 – report
UK green economy grew by 9% in 2023 – report

Investments in the green economy halved to £28 billion a year

German gas giant plans to invest millions of euros in hydrogen infrastructure
German gas giant plans to invest millions of euros in hydrogen infrastructure

Some investment decisions will be made in 2024

Europe plans to reduce carbon emissions from soils
Europe plans to reduce carbon emissions from soils

The agreement provides for 4 types of carbon storage