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Last Saturday, after a six-year deadlock and following a long series of negotiations, an internal burden-sharing agreement on Belgium’s climate obligations seemed to have been within reach. The four environment ministers representing Belgium’s three regions – Wallonia, Flanders and Brussels – and the Federal government announced that an agreement had been found on the division… » read more

  Posted by Charlotte Flechet

Blackshirts of all lands unite! The language spoken by the extreme Right in Europe has turned leftward. “C’est ce pouvoir qui se couche devant la Finance et les grandes banques, mais qui laisse crever les PME et les artisans”. #UDTFN — Marine Le Pen (@MLP_officiel) Claims and slogans have become anti-capitalist and and the pursuit… » read more

  Posted by PostPolitik - The blog of Alessio Postiglione

    par Emmanuel Morucci Chronique RCF29 du 29 octobre 2015   Décidément les Européens que nous sommes avons bien du mal à surmonter l’arrivée massive des migrants dans l’Union européenne. C’est un révélateur. Au point même qu’un de mes collègues allemand parle dans un de ses éditos, et je partage son avis, de gâchis.… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

Let’s be frank: after one year, the Juncker Commission has been a disappointment. Admittedly, it has excuses: too many Member States, an unmanageable decision-making process, intractable geopolitical and humanitarian crises…but be that as it may, the “last-chance Commission” risks living up to its name, if can’t find a path to better governance soon.   The… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Last month, more than 900,000 people visited the Frankfurt Motor Show to explore this year’s ‘Mobility Connects’ theme. ACEA took the occasion to present the European industry’s approach to tackling CO2 from road transport, with a particular focus on the potential of intelligent transport systems (ITS). The role of ITS technologies in reducing CO2 emissions… » read more

  Posted by Eric-Mark Huitema

On 20-22 October 2015, MY-WAY, a Horizon 2020 project Europa Media is currently coordinating, participated at the ICT2015, the yearly event organised by the European Commission and gathering the main policy, research and business players in the Information and Communication Technology field. A perfect networking occasion, the event was held in warm, welcoming Lisbon and… » read more

  Posted by Europa Media

News coming from the Western Balkans states resembles much with news coming from Moldova, with protests against the government being the current norm. Popular unrest relates first of all to the socio-economic reality in these countries, but it also refers to the East-West balance of power. The so called ‘normalization process’ between Kosovo and Serbia,… » read more

  Posted by Global Perspectives - Antonia Colibasanu

  By Jan Vandermosten     A quote from Goldman Sachs perfectly summarizes the structural decline in which the global coal market finds itself today: ‘just as a worker celebrating their 65th anniversary can settle into a more sedate lifestyle while they look back on past achievements, we argue that thermal coal has reached its… » read more

  Posted by WWF Climate & Energy Blog

Daily news reminds us of the terrible crisis in the Mediterranean, with people fleeing their countries in any way possible with the aim of landing somewhere safer than what used to be home. The EU reaction, rumor has it, has been slow and plain insufficient according to the majority. Somehow, we still need the picture… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

Oceana condemns the decision by the EU Fisheries Council on Baltic catch limits for 2016 Today, the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the EU reached an agreement on the 2016 total allowable catches (TAC) for the Baltic Sea fish stocks. Regretfully, just like the last year, European ministers have yet again decided to ignore scientific… » read more

  Posted by Oceana Europe

It is argued by some that mandatory CO2 targets or high prices for emissions credits may lead to greater industrial competitiveness. For the automotive industry – a business that produces vehicles worldwide and must compete globally – it is perhaps harder to see the direct link. At first sight it might appear that stricter emissions… » read more

  Posted by Eric-Mark Huitema

Opened back in 2009, the “Orphacol file” is still not closed, despite three actions at the Court of Justice. What is to blame: the complexity of EU procedures or the Commission’s reluctance to recognise its errors of judgment? Probably a little of both! It is extremely rare to go to the Court of Justice three… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

In our daily lives we all handle a flood of information from various sources (environment, work related, social interactions etc.). Our understanding and follow-up reaction to such information is based upon how we identify, process, and understand it – namely based on our perception of it.   While this perception appears to come very naturally… » read more

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