Consultation response: preparation of the EU adaptation strategy

This consultation sought to collect opinions from stakeholders and experts in the field of adaptation to climate change with a view to getting additional information for the preparation of the EU Adaptation Strategy. The scope of the consultation ranges from biodiversity and the degradation of ecosystem services to food production and water availability, from the […]

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Consultation response: reinforcing the existing EURATOM nuclear safety legislative framework

QCEA believes that the Euratom Treaty is the wrong platform to deal with nuclear safety of the EU Member States – it should be regulated by the EU Treaties. This is principally because the Euratom Treaty was established in order to promote the use of nuclear energy (Euratom art. 1), and any credible regulation of […]

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Consultation response: permit granting procedures for energy infrastructure projects

Europe has had a disjointed year in terms of energy policy, with three different roadmaps and an overabundance of ambitious rhetoric, none of which add up to a coherent plan for energy and climate security, and only piecemeal policies to show for it. Given the long life of energy infrastructure, the pipelines and power stations […]

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