Sunday 25 January 2015

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The EU should mobilise an Alliance of the Willing against Climate Change

By Eberhard Rhein Between November 26th and December 7th the international community will again come together and discuss on what to do against climate change. Since its turbulent 2009 meeting in Copenhagen the international community has not achieved much worth mentioning. Above all, it has failed to define a global a strategy for containing the increase of global temperature within 2°C, its agreed objective.

 

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New tool for EU experts – Who is behind EurActory?

Posted by Laurens Cerulus on 23rd January 2015

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at [...]

The Catholic Church should review its Encyclica of Human Life

Posted by Eberhard Rhein on 23rd January 2015

It is 50 years since Pope Paul VI proclaimed the famous Encyclica of human life asking the 1.2 billion Catholics living today on earth to regulate births exclusively by “natural [...]

Grexit? Brexit? Don’t bet on it.

Posted by EU Perspectives on 22nd January 2015

By EU Perspectives The old cliché “who’ll blink first” has never seemed more appropriate when it comes to Greece’s election as Merkel and Tsipras face each other.

New tool for EU experts – What will EurActory look like in the future?

Posted by Laurens Cerulus on 22nd January 2015

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at [...]

A plea for concrete climate action in Paris

Posted by Eberhard Rhein on 22nd January 2015

In the 21st century the international community will increasingly have to cope with issues going beyond the scope of individual or groups of states. These issues should be dealt with by [...]

All aboard? Paris climate deal must address aviation and shipping

Posted by The Transport & Environment team on 22nd January 2015

By Andrew Murphy, Transport & Environment’s aviation policy officer The latest round of climate talks concluded in Lima last month with a sense that some of the basics have been agreed [...]

SYRIZA’s European New Deal

Posted by Filip Kovacevic on 22nd January 2015

By Filip Kovacevic It is not only geography that is destiny as Napoleon claimed. The historical tradition of a given community has a role to play as well. And so, [...]

Davos: How Europe can tackle extreme wealth inequality

Posted by Blogactiv Team on 21st January 2015

By Àngela Corbalán, Oxfam’s Head of EU Communications, Deputy Head of EU Office As world leaders arrive in Davos for the first day of the World Economic Forum, storm clouds are [...]

Two Scenarios on Draghi’s Quantitative Easing and the Greek Case

Posted by Dimitris Rapidis on 21st January 2015

By Dimitris Rapidis Mario Draghi announced his intention to implement the so-called “quantitative easing”, adopting a similar decision of the US Fed to calm down pressures over the bonds market. [...]

New tool for EU experts – EurActory: Why am I not in there?

Posted by Laurens Cerulus on 21st January 2015

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at [...]

Will China be a net outward investor in 2015?

Posted by Duncan Freeman on 20th January 2015

China’s outward investment flows have expanded enormously over the past decade. This has led to predictions, often from China, that its outward investment will soon exceed its inward investment. These [...]

EU Energy Future: What Role for Nuclear?

Posted by Blogactiv Team on 20th January 2015

Guest blogpost by Hans Korteweg, Communications & Government Affairs Manager at Westinghouse Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015 promises to be an exciting and crucial year in which European Union (EU) [...]

Boeing and Embraer deepen sustainable biofuel collaboration

Posted by Boeing on 20th January 2015

Boeing and Brazilian aerospace firm Embraer announced the opening of a joint centre for sustainable biofuel research in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. Through this centre, the companies will coordinate and [...]

New tool for EU experts – Who has a profile on EurActory?

Posted by Laurens Cerulus on 20th January 2015

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at [...]

There is life after €uro

Posted by Stavros Papagianneas on 20th January 2015

With Greek election only a few days away, I am reminded of a friend’s prediction that this time even loyal voters may vote for a different party that they used [...]

TTIP confidentiality for the sake of the success

Posted by EU-Logos on 19th January 2015

It took a bit to understand that the demystification and reduction of worries on the TTIP passed through a series of initiatives well-structured and aimed to allow a larger audience [...]

What ISIS Offers Young Western Europeans, Which Europe Doesn’t

Posted by Michael Laitman on 19th January 2015

On September 26, 2014, BBC News published a story titled, “Islamic State crisis: ‘3,000 European jihadists join fight.’” Many more reports appeared in Western media outlets at the time, asking [...]

The Picture of Self-Employment in the EU

Posted by Osmi Anannya on 19th January 2015

Self-employment hasn’t managed to successfully lure away a great share of the unemployed population for only somewhere around 14percent of European workers choose this job option. The figures vary however, [...]

Iohannis of Romania/Luxembourg

Posted by Dan Luca on 19th January 2015

Romania has surprised Europe by electing Klaus Iohannis, an ethnic German, as president of the country. There has been much speculation about an imminent powerful link of Romania to Berlin. [...]

New tool for EU experts – EurActory: What is it for?

Posted by Laurens Cerulus on 19th January 2015

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at [...]

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