The European Investment Bank asked stakeholders to respond to an issues paper with a number of questions. The EIB website stated they sought “to solicit views and input from a wide array of stakeholders that are involved in the energy sector and can bring valuable expertise to the review of … More…
This is the first Around Europe following the change in staff here at QCEA. Programme Assistant Bethany Squire asks if Europe is setting the bar too low when deciding upon climate change targets. She writes an article entitled ‘Plotting Europe’s Route to a Sustainable Future’. Chris Venables is critical of a recent European Commission Working Document which outlines how introducing military drone technology in to the civilian market might stimulate growth across Europe. We say goodbye to Liz Scurfield and Martina Weitsch after 10 years of hard work and service.
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Israel’s Supreme Court Adapts International Law in West Bank Quarrying ruling; A View of the EU Budget through Green-Tinted Spectacles; Continued Cognitive Dissonance in EU Energy Effort; Democracy under stress: The global crisis and beyond; Apology and Correction
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Deutsche Ausgabe – März 2012
Israels Oberster Gerichtshof passt Internationales Recht den Gesetzen zum Gesteinsabbruch im West jordanland an.
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Cars are responsible for 14% of the EU’s total CO2 emissions, and they are the single largest source of transport emissions, representing around half of the total. Transport is also critical in the debate on Europe’s energy dependence, as it is responsible for about two-thirds of our oil use. Thus, … More…
The challenge is well identified, and business as usual will not get us there. We must act now to ensure that existing energy and climate commitments are interpreted in the strongest way possible. If the European Union is not careful, a coordinated response to Europe’s energy revolution will be impossible, … More…
Unless humanity reduces its global greenhouse gas emissions by 85 per cent or moreover the next 40 years, we risk catastrophic impacts on ecosystems and human life. European Union emissions should be cut by more that this since our current levels are double the world average. However current EU and … More…
In September 2009 the British government decided to extend the funds of the car scrappage bonus to an additional 100,000 vehicles with the aim of mitigating the impacts of the financial crisis on the struggling car industry and to prevent possible lay-offs. This initiative rewards people who want to scrap their old … More…
European Parliament Elections 2009: A shift to the right; Should we tolerate the British National Party?; Confessions of a climate criminal…; Why the low turnout?
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Deutsche Ausgabe – Juli/August 2009
Wahlen zum Europäischen Parlament 2009 – ein Rechtsruck; Sollten wir die Britische National Partei tolerieren? Bekenntnisse einer Klima-Kriminellen…Warum diese geringe Wahlbeteiligung?
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The European Union’s rocky road to the climate negotiations in Copenhagen, Gender equality within the EU, Women in prison report passed by Council of Europe, Quaker MEP candidate
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Deutsche Ausgabe – Mai 2009
Der steinige Weg der EU nach Kopenhagen; Gleichstellung – dafür ist noch viel zu tun; Das Gefängnis nur als letztes Mittel
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This leaflet outlines the questions surrounding aviation and train travel. View the leaflet here (pdf – 248kB) >> … More…