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Exchange of views with Frans Timmermans - Dods EU Briefing

Frans Timmermans

On June 12, the European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety held an exchange of views with Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission. Several topics were discussed such as COP21, forestry, land use, pesticides, glyphosate, the circular economy, waste and plastics. Mr Timmermans stressed that the EU should take the leading role in terms of the Paris agreement. He also underlined that scientific evidence is the only benchmark against which decisions should be taken.

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