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We were pleased to be able to interview Gerard Van Harten at the 2009 European Business Summit in Brussels. Mr Van Harten is Chairman of Dow Benelux. He spoke about policies relating to sustainability and the stance of Dow on these issues. If you would like to tell us your opinion, please leave a comment… » read more

On Thursday 26th March, Hans van der Loo, Head of European Union Liason with Shell International spoke to us at European Business Summit. Mr van der Loo was a participant in Workshop XV which was titled “Skills and innovation: fostering EU human capital“. Should you have an opinion you wish to share, please leave your… » read more

On Thursday 26th March, Blogactiv spoke to Nobuo Tanaka. Mr Tanaka is Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. He was in Brussels to speak at Workshop VIII – titled “The last energy crisis” – at EBS 2009. If you have an opinion about this interview or session that you would like to share, please… » read more

Friends of Europe’s annual energy summit (held on 30 October) saw tough exchanges between CCS defenders and the renewable energy sector but kept dodging the real question: can we solve the climate/energy crisis without questioning our economic growth and development paradigm? Energy commissioner Andris Piebalgs, as expected, defended his commission resolve not to “deviate” from… » read more

The climate change ‘cost or opportunity’ debate: why has it not been settled? A worrying number of European states, industries and even average citizens are still convinced that fighting climate change will be too costly and risky in terms of jobs and growth. The current economic crisis is creating even greater anxiety, giving rise to… » read more

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