Evan Lamos

RED2: what is next for palm oil?
Agrifood 12-12-2018

RED2: what is next for palm oil?

The boom of palm oil in the EU biofuels mixture since 2012 took centre stage in the debate about the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED2).

Local Energy Communities: driver of the 2050 low-carbon agenda?

Households and neighbourhoods feeding small-scale electricity and heat into a decentralised European energy grid: this is the vision developed by proponents of microgeneration. As much as half of EU citizens – including local communities, schools and hospitals – could be...
Politics 07-12-2018

Tweets of the Week: Article 50 in ECJ, Selmayrgate, and Gilets Jaunes protests

This week, Article 50 in ECJ, Selmayrgate just won’t go away, and Gilets Jaunes protests go seriously astray.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

In 1948, with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, world leaders launched the human rights project rooted in the inherent dignity of every person.
Politics 30-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: Brexit fatigue, net zero, and where’s Zuckerberg?

Brexit fatigue sets in swiftly, climate targets net zero by 2050, and no show Zuckerberg looks incredibly shifty.

Food packaging and the environment: Towards the end of single-use packaging?

Plastic plays a significant role in food packaging as: it serves to meet product safety and quality requirements. However, some types of packaging remain difficult to recycle for a number of technological and practical reasons and are prone to littering.
Climate change 23-11-2018

Ecological disasters in the EU: Can new technologies save lives?

Over the past two years, the EU has seen a wide range of natural and ecological disasters. In November 2017, the European Commission revealed ambitious new plans to strengthen Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters.
Politics 23-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: May and Juncker, Italy, and Rake News

This time it’s Juncker and May in a Brexit schmooze, Italy thinks it's got nothing to lose, and Finns are all about rake news.
Economy & Jobs 22-11-2018

A changing workforce: Dealing with income protection gaps

In the past, work relationships were characterised by full-time, open-ended contracts between a worker and a single employer. Over the last two decades however, globalisation, technology, changes in individual preferences and ageing populations have contributed to important changes in labour markets.
Tweets of the Week Brexit special
Brexit 16-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: Brexit special

The published deal is nearly 600 pages, in the House of Commons argument rages, and as ministers resign, no one knows what the next stage is.
EU Elections 2019 09-11-2018

Tweets of the Week: Orban protest, Weber selected, and Salvini gets dumped

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tweets of the Week. This week it’s Orban’s face on a van, Manfred’s the EPP man and Salvini loses a fan.
Central Asia 08-11-2018

EU visa facilitation for Kazakhstan will be a win-win story

There is nothing to be feared from putting in place visa facilitation for Kazakh citizens.
Politics 26-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: Anger in Strasbourg, plastic ban, and the Sakharov Prize

Angry words in the chamber are drastic, MEPs vote against plastic, and reaction to the Sakharov Prize is fantastic.
Central Asia 22-10-2018

EU-Kazakhstan: Visa facilitation on the agenda

Kazakhstan doesn’t represent a migration challenge for the EU, and visa facilitation for its nationals going to Europe can be only beneficial for both sides.
Elections 19-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: Green Wave, Brexit, and Daphne Caruana Galizia

Green Party election results are thrilling, Theresa May flunks Brexit grilling and justice demanded over journalist killing.
Agrifood 18-10-2018

CAP and the food supply chain: A fair deal for farmers and consumers

The Common Agricultural Policy is key in ensuring that farmers receive a steady, fair income, but imbalances in the food supply chain risk undermining farmers as well as consumers.
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Energy 16-10-2018

REDay2018: key outputs from the conference

The amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) contains a vision for 2050 for the buildings stock in the EU – it will have to be highly energy efficient and decarbonised, reaching cost-effective nearly zero energy levels.
Economy & Jobs 12-10-2018

Barriers to high-skilled labour mobility

European manufacturers are supposed to do business freely within the European Union’s single market, but in reality, companies face considerable restraints when sending employees abroad.
Politics 12-10-2018

Tweets of the Week: Bono, Timmermans, and Juncker dancing

This week, Bono comes to Brussels to preach, Frans Timmermans thinks the Commission job’s in reach, and Jean Claude’s dance moves make the British Press screech.
EU Elections 2019 01-10-2018

EP Elections 2019: Europe’s future at stake?

The political climate for the European elections is looking particularly challenging for politicians across Europe. European leaders will need to show how the EU can make a real difference in citizens’ lives.
Africa 28-09-2018

EU-Africa relations: Time for a reset?

Africa and Europe are interconnected by close geographical, business and historical ties. After years during which it received less attention, Africa now tops the European Union political agenda.
Brexit 28-09-2018

Tweets of the Week: Corbyn in town, MEP expenses, and Brexit lemons

This week, Jeremy Corbyn comes to town, MEP expenses ruling raises a frown, and MP lemon tweet is totally shot down.
Health 27-09-2018

A healthy mind in a healthy body – How to promote a healthy environment in schools?

Healthy, active lifestyles and good dietary habits start in childhood. Schools have an important role to play in influencing young people and guiding them to adopt behaviours that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.
Politics 21-09-2018

Tweets of the Week: May in Salzburg, Salvini vs. Asselborn, and Macron merchandise

This week, in Salzburg Theresa May makes a splash, on migration Asselborn and Salvini clash, and Macron’s rolling in merchandise cash.