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Les grands pollueurs comme le pétrole, le gaz, le charbon et les sociétés transnationales agricoles ne sont pas seulement les plus gros émetteurs; leur déni du climat, le lobbying et l’ingérence politique font de ces industries l’un des principaux obstacles à une politique climatique saine aux niveaux local, national et international.   Le think-tank Corporate… » read more

  Posted by Climate Tracker - Tracking international climate change negotiations

Conflict of Interest in international climate negotiations has been taking place from the very beginning of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), a new report by Corporate Accountability shows. This visual summary guides you through 3 decades of corporate lobbying:

  Posted by Climate Tracker - Tracking international climate change negotiations

« Je ne suis pas d’accord avec ce que vous dites, mais je me battrai jusqu’au bout pour que vous puissiez le dire ». Cette phrase mythique souvent attribuée à Voltaire a en réalité été écrite par Evelyn Beatrice Hall, écrivaine anglaise. Elle incarne l’essence de la liberté d’expression et de la liberté de presse,… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

C’est ce qu’affirme sans point d’interrogation le journal Le Monde dans son édition du 28 novembre quelques heures avant le vote positif des Etats membres. Le scandale selon Le Monde, serait un éventuel passage en force de la Commission faute de majorité qualifiée au Comité d’appel : « Cette option serait politiquement délicate, puisqu’elle passerait… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

The European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, announced measures to be adopted for the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2018-2020, the final work programme of Horizon 2020 for the last three years. In his announcement during the press conference, he stated the importance of the funding programme and how much has been achieved… » read more

  Posted by Europa Media

The Case Saúl Luciano Lliuya versus RWE, taking place in the German town of Hamm, has now gone into the evidentary phase. This historic lawsuit, in which a Peruvian farmer has sued a German energy giant, might have consequences for investors and firms around the world that might have to deal with more cases of… » read more

  Posted by Climate Tracker - Tracking international climate change negotiations

There’s a dark side to otherwise welcome news that growth in central and Eastern Europe picked up significantly in the third quarter, helping to drive robust growth of 2.5% year-on-year in the EU’s economy. As growing wages and lower taxes spurred consumer spending, third-quarter expansion in the EU’s eastern member states beat both EU averages… » read more

  Posted by The Euro Economy

Guest post by Arnaldo Abruzzini, CEO of EUROCHAMBRES, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry. European business prospects for 2018 are bright, but concerns about the lack of skilled workers are rising. This summarises the main findings of the EUROCHAMBRES Economic Survey 2018 (EES2018), a study based on feedback from more than 50.000… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Guest blog post by Vít Dostál and Zsuzsanna Végh. Vít Dostál is a Research Director at the Association for International Affairs (AMO). Zsuzsanna Végh is a Research Fellow at the European University Viadrina and an Associate Researcher at the European Council on Foreign Relations. The Visegrad Group (consisting of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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