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Future EU 25-04-2018

Europe fair, but room for improvement- Eurobarometer

Europeans generally see their society as fair, particularly in Scandinavia, but income gap, which has increased greatly, was singled out as an issue of concern, according to a Eurobarometer survey. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Transport 24-02-2016

Commission car emissions testing won’t have muscle like US watchdog

Commission officials told MEPs in the Environment Committee (ENVI) yesterday (23 February) that the executive doesn't have the resources to police the car industry like the US authorities that caught Volkswagen's emissions cheating last year.

Juncker please note: You need more, not less science

The Juncker Commission has a unique opportunity to put independent science squarely at the heart of the EU policy machinery. It’s not a side issue, it’s key to understanding the big picture, writes Stephen Boucher.
Development Policy 15-01-2013

Oxfam: Africa can produce the food it needs

The number of people who go hungry in Africa’s poorest countries is growing despite advances in food production, say Oxfam researchers who urge European donors and African governments to invest more in small farms and give rural people a bigger stake in decision-making.