(25 October 2018) – The European Commission has approved an investment package of €243 million from the EU budget for projects under the LIFE programme supporting nature, the environment and quality of life.
The EU funding under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action will mobilise additional investments leading to a total of €430.7 million going towards 142 new projects.
With numerous trans-national projects funded, LIFE will have an impact in every EU Member State.
Funds of €196.2 million will go to projects in the field of environment and resource efficiency, nature and biodiversity, and environmental governance and information.
In the area of climate action, the EU will invest €46.8 million to support climate change mitigation, adaptation and governance and information projects.