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Skills are key for meeting Europe’s technology challenge, says French MEP Catherine Trautmann, who gave the closing remarks at the Rendez-vous de l’INRIA event in Brussels on 28 May 2008. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qeVeHzfU6e4″ title=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qeVeHzfU6e4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Catherine Trautmann is a Member of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament. The French MEP serves as… » read more

Monica Frassoni, the Co-President of the Green Group in the European Parliament ,rides an attack against the term “low-carbon technologies” which, she says, mixes up a range of “virtuous and less virtuous” approaches, which are “not the same in terms of their capacity to tackle climate change”. She urges the Commission to give priority to… » read more

Podcast: Monica Frassoni, MEP

Eight minute interview with Monica Frassoni, MEP and Co-President of the GREENS/EFA Group in the European Parliament. monica_frassoni44.mp3 Mrs Frassoni draws a clear distinction between different forms of ‘low carbon’ technology, taking issue with the term itself: “When you talk about nuclear and clean coal, you are not talking about renewables, and you are not… » read more

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