Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

EP amendments establish red lines with regard to the TTIP

TweetThe Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims at integrating the European Union and the United States the largest trade agreement in the world. The formal negotiations for this ambitious Treaty […]

EU Commissioner Cañete: “The call of Pope Francis to combat climate change could not be more timely”

TweetThe Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, talks about challenges facing the EU as regards these matters and the contribution for the COP21 in Paris next December. There […]

Adaptation or needed resilience

TweetThe impact of climate change will become more intense and its effects will be irreversible. We will have to adapt to new physical and climatic conditions. This article is the […]

EU treads a tightrope dealing with Juncker plan

TweetThe European Parliament (EP) discussed last month, April 20th, the European Strategic Investment Fund (EFSI) known as the core of the Plan Juncker, but it rejected it because of the […]

A new form of anti-Semitism in Europe

TweetAn old spectre is haunting Europe: anti-Semitism. This year’s terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen left five people dead just because they were Jewish.  Jewish cemeteries have been desecrated. Synagogues […]

Frontiers of fear

TweetSince January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more suffer major injuries in their attempts […]

Mitigation or how to limit the impacts of climate change

TweetIn 2013 the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that Europe had already reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 19% with reference to the 1990 level, but this reduction is […]

Call for an European mobilization for water

TweetCitizens coming from all over Europe, representing the nearly two million people that supported the first successful European Citizen’s Initiative for the Right to Water, have come to demonstrate on […]

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