The European Parliament has officially approved the deal with EU Member States on the new LIFE programme which will run from 2021 to 2027.
Under the deal, LIFE funding will increase to €5.4 billion. This is 60% more than the previous period. €3.5 billion will go to environmental projects and the remaining €1.9 billion will be allocated to those on climate action.
A new look LIFE
LIFE is expanding into four new sub-programmes: nature and biodiversity, circular economy and quality of life, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and clean energy transition.
Learn about these new sub-programmes here.