Abdullahi Majeed, the Maldives' Minister of State for Environment & Energy, fears that many island states will be wiped off the map, even if an ambitious agreement is reached at COP 21. EurActiv France reports.
SPECIAL REPORT / Some diseases related to cholesterol are more prevalent than previously thought. Therefore, politicians have to recognise that they should be allocating more money for research and screening, says Dr. Robert Cramb.
The EU will lose ground in Russia, because they discourage business, even in cases when there are no restrictions, Frank Schauff, CEO of the Association of European Businesses in Russia, told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.
Europe needs to focus on the single market and increasing its global competitiveness, according to Alan Yarrow, the Lord Mayor of London. He sat down with EurActiv UK’s, Mark Briggs to discuss the City’s relationship with the EU, and what he would say to Angela Merkel.
The biggest single market for nuclear energy in Eastern Europe is Poland, says Mike Kirst, an official at Westinghouse, the US multinational providing fuel, services and equipment for the nuclear industry. Polish authorities have spoken of potentially building up to 11 nuclear reactors by 2030, Kirst told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.
Internships should be a proper learning experience, with good supervision and guidance, says Johanna Nyman. It should also have a positive, supportive working environment with an opportunity for career development and – ideally - a job at the end of the internship.
Decentralisation is the key to energy success and development, Søren Hermansen said in an exclusive interview with EurActiv. Instead of focusing on Putin's gas, the EU should create its own independent energy grid, including the national feed-in tariffs the Energy Union project opposes, he said.