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DamNation, documentary screening

 
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DamNation
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Our own future depends on the health of our rivers.What happens when obsolete dams come down? What is the future of barrier management and dam removal in Europe?

Together with the World Fish Migration Foundation and on behalf of the EU Horizon 2020 ‘AMBER’, WWF organises a film screening of an award-winning documentary DamNation. project.

When: 30 November 2016 19:30 - 22:30
Where: Actor Studio, Korte Beenhouwersstraat 16,  Brussels

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EU ETS reform and investment leakage – Myth or Reality?

 
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What does investment leakage mean? What are the possible impact of the EU-ETS carbon price, and what the EU-ETS reform could do about it?

These are some of the key questions that will be addressed at this high-level conference.

When:11 October 2016, 14:00 - 18:00
Where: Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU,
4-10 Avenue de Cortenbergh, Brussels

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EFSI 2.0 - The EU Investment Plan for Europe: a Boost to the Green Economy?

 
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Currency and money in soil with young plant seedlings representing sustainable development, finance, economic investment, and financial growth for the future.
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On the eve of the legislative proposal to extend the Juncker Investment plan up to 2020, CEE Bankwatch Network, Counter Balance, Friends of the Earth Europe and WWF open up a much-needed discussion on the additionality, accountability and climate impact of this financial instrument.
 
When: 28 September 2016, 9:00 - 13:00
Where: Brussel, Belgium

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European Transport Forum

 
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Transport
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How to decarbonise Europe's transport? European Transport Forum brings together key stakeholders and policy-makers in a high level debate.

When: 27 September 2016 9:30 - 12:30
Where: Brussel, Belgium

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Europe’s Dark Cloud: How coal-burning countries are making their neighbours sick

 
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Pollution from coal power plants knows no borders. Toxic dust from Polish coal power plant scan reach people in Greece and Italy. Countries that burn little coal, such as France, are impacted by coal pollution from elsewhere.

The Dark Cloud report will show that a pan-European phase-out of coal - increasingly supported by governments, health professionals and civil society - is urgently needed.

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China's economic and environmental challenges and their impact on the EU

 
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China
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China is an important trading partner of the European Union and the state of China’s economy is important to the EU. China’s resource use and trade has an impact well beyond its borders.

To examine some of the most pertinent questions of our time, join us for two consecutive panel discussions, organised by  the EU Asia Center and WWF.

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From cradle to grave: the impacts of lignite on Europe’s citizens and environment

 
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The impacts of lignite on communities in Poland and Germany
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Lidia Geringer de Oedenberg MEP, Reinhard Bütikofer MEP, and WWF European Policy Office invite you to a debate on the impacts of lignite development on Europe’s citizens and its environment.

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Risky returns? EU financial policy and climate change

Pollution 
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Pollution
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Climate change has a growing material impact on investors.
How should investors move forward in the time of climate change? What role should EU financial policy - in particular the EU's flagship Capital Markets Union initiative – play in addressing this issue?

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Earth Hour 2016

 
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Velas en La Hora del Planeta
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On 19 March 2016, millions of people around the world united during Earth Hour to change climate change.

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TEDxWWF 2014

 
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TEDxWWF 2014 Brussels
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In October 2014 WWF hosted the prestigious TEDxWWF event in Brussels, the capital of Europe.
Previously held in Geneva, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, Brussels was the fourth city to host TEDxWWF. At TEDxWWF, forward-thinking speakers from around the world shared fresh ideas on how to create a sustainable future for our planet.

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