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Climate guru: US bill or not, the green economy is on track

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UK & Europe 03-05-2016

Poll: UK voters fear Scottish independence more than leaving EU

Britons are more worried about the prospect of Scotland gaining independence than of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, a poll published today (3 May) found.
Agriculture & Food 01-03-2016

Bernd Lange: The US needs to improve workers' rights

EXCLUSIVE / Labour rights in the US must be improved before any potential TTIP deal is signed and Brexit’s economic impact is of concern, according to the chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, Bernd Lange.

Centenary of Great War stirs bad memories for fractured continent

The commemorations this year of the centenary of World War I – still known as the “Great War” (see background) – are likely to reawaken the ghosts of nationalism and highlight stark differences in how Europeans remember the conflict.
UK & Europe 08-04-2013

Thatcher: A European legacy

The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday (8 April) has elicited a barrage of comments from a continent that she influenced, encouraged, liberalised and loathed in equal measure.
Health & Consumers 21-11-2012

Public health spending in Europe drops for first time since 1975

The full effects of a decline in public health spending in Europe are still not visible, public health experts say following a report showing that European public health spending is falling for the first time since the 1970s.
UK & Europe 12-10-2012

UK should ‘make up its mind’ on Europe

Over the past few days, the anti-European rhetoric coming from the British government has been increasing. But what effect does such talk have on Britain's standing in the EU?
Future EU 12-09-2012

EU Barroso calls for 'federation of nation states'

Speaking before the European Parliament, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso urged Europe in his annual 'State of the Union' speech to be a 'federation of nations states'. 
Future EU 04-09-2012

Germany's campaign to save Europe

By highlighting what European integration has achieved in the Ich will Europa (I Want Europe) campaign, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attempts to persuade German citizens that further sacrifices are worthwhile, argues Stratfor.
Sustainable Dev. 23-05-2012

Packaging boss: 'Paper for recycling is short in Europe'

Demand for recycled paper is so strong in Asian countries that corrugated board manufacturers are finding it hard to get sufficient supply, Roberto Villaquiran said in an interview with EurActiv.
Global Europe 08-07-2011

Swiss top Europe-dominated innovation index

Switzerland is the most innovative country in the world – buoyed up by a high turnover of patent registrations – according to the latest Global Innovation Index (GII), heading a list dominated by Europe.
Regional Policy 26-05-2011

A world of regions

Jeffrey Sachs argues that as US power declines the need for regional cooperation to ensure peace and prosperity will increase. He believes the European Union provides the best model for such cooperation and should inspire other regions of the world.

Climate guru: US bill or not, the green economy is on track

Leaders did not deliver an international agreement in Copenhagen and the US is dragging its feet on a climate bill, but all is not lost as positive action on reducing carbon emissions is developing quickly and we are rapidly approaching the climate-energy tipping point, American climate guru Lester Brown told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.