Daniel Perreault

Politics 19-07-2019

Tweets of the Week: von der Leyen gets confirmed, Brexit MEPs get fussy, Selmayr steps down

This week, nomination has MEPs at each others’ throats; though Von de Leyen’s speech in Parliament hits all the right notes; but she only squeezes by with a minuscule nine votes.
12-07-2019

Tweets of the Week: von der Leyen’s pitch, Greece elections, Hello Kitty takeover

Ursula von der Leyen meets with MEPs to keep candidacy afloat, Greek citizens cast their votes, and Hello Kitty steals the show. This episode is supported by the European Snacks Association.

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS): Time to inject a new sense of urgency?

The European Commission unveiled its 2050 climate strategy on November 28th, saying the transition to “a climate neutral economy” with net-zero emissions by mid-century will be positive for the economy, despite the significant additional investments it will require.
05-07-2019

Tweets of the Week: Late night council summit, top job nominees, MEPs back in session

This week, late night Council sets press pack a-jitter, Commission nominee doesn’t have Twitter, and Brexit MEPs seem a little bit bitter. This week we are supported by Animal Health EU
Politics 28-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: People power, Maggie manoeuvring and sock-gate

Today, we’re looking at people power, Maggie manoeuvring and sock-gate.
Working towards a balanced energy mix: What role for hydrogen?
Energy 26-06-2019

Working towards a balanced energy mix: What role for hydrogen?

Hydrogen can store and deliver energy in a widely useable form, and it is one of the most promising alternative fuels for future energy applications. It is possible to produce it pollution-free, without carbon dioxide emissions and it decreases dependence on dwindling oil reserves.
EP jobs, UK job, EU top jobs
Politics 21-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: EP jobs, UK job, EU top jobs

Parliament groups select their heads, Conservative hopefuls tear each other to shreds, and it’s the council top jobs summit that everyone dreads. This episode is supported by UNESDA.
European champions vs hidden champions
Economy & Jobs 20-06-2019

European champions vs. hidden champions: What’s the future of European Industry?

Industrial policy is back in vogue. At European and national level, lawmakers express many ideas on how to ensure the future competitiveness of EU industry.
Sturgeon in Brussels, MEPs in office, Conservatives in trouble
14-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: Sturgeon in Brussels, MEPs in office, Conservative candidates in trouble

Nicola Sturgeon flexes her muscles, new MEPs make the trip to Brussels, and top Tory wannabes caught in drug-taking tussles. This episode is supported EDAA.
Cybersecurity 07-06-2019

AI-enabled facial recognition: More than just ethics?

Facial recognition technology has been advancing rapidly over the past decade and is starting to be common in more devices, more places and real time. The odds are that facial biometrical information is already being analysed regularly. While there are...
Politics 07-06-2019

Tweets of the Week: Trump in the UK, Farage in trouble, Commissioners in the Parliament?

Trump protesters take to the streets, Farage must explain his receipts and Commissioners mull MEP seats.
Future of mobility 04-06-2019

The road to decarbonisation: Long-term biofuels policy in a changing EU political landscape

The EU has outlined a vision for a zero-carbon future – one that would require a massive increase in the deployment of renewable energy sources.

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