Malte Ketelsen

Technology 21-06-2022

Achieving more transparency in EU policymaking – The potential of AI

Rewatch this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to find out how AI can contribute to achieving more transparency in the EU policymaking process. Addressed questions included: - Which tools can be used to help citizens access quality, trust-worthy information? - How can EU policy stakeholders encourage national and international media to inform citizens about EU policies? - What are the opportunities offered by AI to achieve these goals?
Agrifood 21-06-2022

Reducing European methane emissions – The potential of EU livestock

Rewatch this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to find out how the EU can tackle methane emissions in its livestock sector to help reach 2030 climate targets and commitments made under the Global Methane Pledge. Discussed questions included: - How to improve the current legislative framework to tackle methane emissions in the livestock sector? - How to encourage the sector to move towards more sustainable and low GHG food production? - Which policy measures are likely to yield most methane reductions? - How best to combine government policies, large company regulations, and individual lifestyle choices to produce the best results in reducing methane emissions?
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Media Partnership – Rural futures: ensuring the EPBD leaves no one behind

Rewatch this virtual conference organised by Liquid Gas Europe in media partnership with EURACTIV to find out what can be done to improve the existing regulatory framework to help support the decarbonisation of the built environment that includes rural communities. Discussed questions  included: • What could be improved in the current EPBD proposal to better support decarbonisation of the built environment for all? • What are the sustainable energy solutions that are better suited to rural communities?
Economy & Jobs 16-06-2022

Fostering democracy in the EU – The role of education

In the framework of the EU-funded project Teachers4Europe, rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to learn more about how policy makers can support new and innovative citizenship education initiatives across Europe. Discussed questions  included: - How to promote democratic awareness through education across the EU? - How to provide teachers with adequate learning tools to promote democratic culture? - What is the role of new digital technologies in achieving these goals?

Mind the Gap – Can biofuels play a strategic role in reaching EU energy and food security?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to find out how the EU can maintain its commitment to achieving Fit for 55 climate and energy goals in an uncertain geopolitical situation.
Technology 14-06-2022

Green ICT – How can the digital sector accelerate the green transition?

Rewatch this EURACTIV – GIGAEurope Digital Debate to find out how, through collective action and multi-stakeholder approaches, we can enable a green and digital transition that works for all. Discussed questions  included: -How does the current energy crisis, amplified by the current geopolitical situation, impact the Green Deal objectives and their implementation? How can green ICT contribute to a solution? -What are the indices, metrics or KPIs that industry and stakeholders can agree to? How can industry, regulators, and policy makers reach a consensus on standardising data and methodologies? -What should be taken into account when discussing the twin transition and the environmental footprint of the ICT sector? -By what means should policy makers and stakeholders map sustainability-related actions in the sector and determine what should be counted towards these goals?

How to achieve a socially just EU Renovation Wave?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to find out how a socially just EU Renovation Wave can be achieved. How can a massive renovation of buildings be triggered in the coming decade while ensuring that energy poverty is eradicated?
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Media Partnership – The revision of the EU’s packaging and packaging waste rules

This event was organised by the European Paper Packaging Association (EPPA). EPPA represents food and foodservice packaging companies from across Europe. Their priority is to provide paper-based low carbon and health-safe products with a low environmental impact and improved recycling solutions to the European population. EPPA supports science-based EU policies that foster sustainable and efficient use of resources and recognises the major role that packaging, as essential infrastructure, can play in that common objective.
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Media Partnership – Accelerating renewable energies in Europe: How to ensure a win-win for climate and biodiversity?

This event examined how RePowerEU plans could be implemented in ways that ensure a ‘win-win’ for both climate and biodiversity. It examined the role of science and data to achieve this and draw on some existing examples to explore how best practice in renewable energy siting could be strengthened and scaled up in Europe to help make RePowerEU a success. It also looked at how Europe could harness the global interest and momentum behind RePowerEU to develop and help roll out best practice on renewable energy siting around the world, as part of its climate and biodiversity leadership for implementing both the Paris Agreement and the new Global Biodiversity Framework which global leaders are aiming for at COP15 later this year. ORGANISED BY: The Nature Conservancy MEDIA PARTNER: EURACTIV
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Media Partnership: Achieving the energy transition through active energy efficiency

Heating and cooling account for half of the gross final energy consumption in Europe. Most of it is still based on fossil fuels. Decarbonising thermal needs will therefore contribute massively to addressing both, the energy and the climate challenge. From...

A revised EPBD – Faster decarbonisation of the EU’s building stock?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to find out what can be done to improve the existing regulatory framework to support an effective decarbonisation process in the building sector.

Sustainable and healthy buildings – Reaching the goals of the EU Green Deal

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out how the revision of the EPBD can support a healthy indoor climate while accelerating a decrease of energy costs and decarbonising our buildings.
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Health 16-05-2022

Media Partnership – Digestive cancers: Turning the tide through prevention

The event is an annual meeting of the MEP Digestive Health Group(MEP DHG). The MEP DHG is a cross-party platform of Members of the European Parliament from different EU Member States, acting as the voice for digestive health in the European Parliament and prompting European action to reduce the burden of digestive diseases.
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Media Partnership: Can the EU foster a global green transition? The international implications of achieving the EU Green Deal

At this launch event, the Open Society European Policy Institute, The Club of Rome and SYSTEMIQ presented the core findings and implications of their new report. An expert panel  then reacted to the report and discussed its consequences for European policy.
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Technology 12-05-2022

#Media4Europe Conference: Media transformation & democracy building – Second Edition Stars4Media Awards

This Stars4Media event concluded the implementation of Stars4Media Second Edition and launched Stars4Media NEWS.

Due diligence and responsible sourcing: Can a common approach for all sectors work?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about responsible sourcing and due diligence.
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Media Partnership: Initiatives for a sustainable industry in Brazil

By applying low carbon technologies developed locally and abroad, Brazilian players have received prizes and recognition worldwide. The Brazilian market for hydrogen is one of those examples, in which home based and foreign investments have given it high levels of international competitiveness. This webinar covered this and other examples of sustainability in the Brazilian industry.

Circularity of bottles: Contributing to the EU Green Deal

Join this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to discuss what’s the best recipe for meeting circular economy and climate objectives and whether DRS are an efficient way to meet collection and recycling targets for EU natural mineral and spring water producers set in the EU’s Single Use Plastics Directive. Questions to be discussed include: - Can PET bottles be prevented from being downcycled? - What are the challenges in making Deposit Refund Systems effective? - Can a “right of first refusal mechanism” be delivered in the revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive? - Can beverage manufacturers be given back the same amount of recycled content that they bring on the market?
Agrifood 28-04-2022

The role of food supplements in improving health in the EU

Join this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to discuss what a potential policy framework for supplements could look like, given the regulatory environment is broadly in place.

Carbon removals – How best to implement and validate?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out how we can ensure the validation of carbon removals in a way that satisfies consumers, industry and policymakers.

EU ETS: How to mitigate instability?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the possible impacts of excessive speculation on the functioning of the EU ETS market. What measures could be taken to mitigate the risk of excessive speculation, and more broadly to stabilise allowances prices and improve the EU ETS market functioning?

CBAM – How do we ensure that we cut emissions – not move them?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the challenges faced by the CBAM to ensure EU Green Deal ambitions can truly avoid carbon leakage.
Global Europe 30-03-2022

Kazakhstan – Building back better following a turbulent January

Rewatch this EURACTIV Debate to find out about the recent unrest that shook Kazakhstan and the way forward in building back better. Will the recent internal strife prompt real change? How will president Tokayev move forward? How will the demands and needs of protesters be addressed?

How to develop the heating sector to ensure better air quality?

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out about the link between pollution and district heating systems, and the impact that the proposal for the recast Energy Efficiency Directive plays in this regard.