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What′s driving Europe′s stance on glyphosate?

Chemicals giant Bayer has reached a settlement to end most of the current US lawsuits. Its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer, plaintiffs insist, bit it's still used in many places in Europe and beyond.

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Endocrine disruptors in Europe: Nineteen "experts" are polluting the debate

Editor's note: This article was originally published at Le Monde and is republished here with permission.

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EU set to slightly surpass 2030 renewable energy goal, but funding boost needed

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The EU is going to plant 3 billion trees by 2030

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