My Articles About Agriculture - Thomas Waitz

What is in the European Climate Law?

The new EU climate target for 2030 does not meet the requirements of the Paris Climate Agreement, the EU Parliament could not prevail with its still halfway ambitious targets. Europe is thus giving up the chance to play a global climate pioneering role.

Calf Transports from Austria

Every very year, thousands of calves in Austria are exported alive and under torturous conditions to other EU countries and third countries....

The new CAP in Trilogue

It’s been a week since the devastating vote on the CAP in the European Parliament. In case the European Commission does not...

After the crisis is before the crisis: …

The coronavirus pandemic crisis is laying bare the current global food system’s vulnerability, which is dominated by industrial agriculture. We may soon...

Save the bees — the European citizens’ …

The massive use of toxic chemicals in industrial farming is causing a vital link in the ecological chain to disappear at alarming...

Why the new CAP is a slap in the face …

On 2 April the future course of the new common agricultural policy for the European Union was set in the Committee on...

Authorisation of pesticides and gene …

The public register of studies commissioned by the food industry, proposed by the European Commission, is an excellent first step. But we...