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17-11-2020

EU trade policy under pressure: The example of steel

The EU is at a crossroads, having suffered a sharp economic and social hit in recent months. The European Commission predicts a drop in EU GDP of 7.5 per cent in 2020. However, even in 2019, there were signs of...
Digital 17-02-2020

The EU is ignoring AI’s effect on the climate crisis

The relationship between climate change and Artificial Intelligence is one of the biggest blindspots in the European Commission ‘leaked’ white paper on AI, writes Fieke Jansen.
5G 12-12-2019

MEP: Commission ‘irresponsible’ on 5G health risks

The European Commission is “irresponsible” in not addressing the health risks associated with the future rollout of next-generation mobile network, Bulgarian MEP Ivo Hristov has said.
Agrifood 25-09-2013

Farming deal ‘too flexible’ but caps largest direct payments

The EU’s freshly agreed agriculture policy reform caps direct payments to the largest farms, but a senior parliamentarian says that flexibility in its enforcement potentially weakens social and green commitments.
Brexit 23-07-2012

London 2012 falls short of ‘greenest ever’ targets, report shows

The "greenest Olympics ever" could have been a great deal greener than they will be, says a critical new report that finds fault with the handling of the Games' environmental impact.
Climate change 05-01-2011

EU on track to meet 2020 renewables targets

Europe is set to beat its target of drawing 20% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, according to an analysis of national action plans by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
Climate change 16-12-2010

Scholar: ‘China is entering global renewables market’

A cocktail of climate damage, geopolitics and the quest for new markets is fueling a rapid Chinese move into renewable technologies such as wind, solar and wave power, Miranda Schreurs, director of the Environmental Policy Research Institute at the Freie Universität Berlin, told EURACTIV in an interview. 
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