More tax for less Co²: The EU-ETS extension’s weaknesses

10 mars 2020 Environment 5 min

As the much anticipated Green New Deal draft paper was released late last year, the Commission plans to extend its European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to Shipping, Aviation […]

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From the Protection to the Promotion of our European Way of Life: a Commission that should have united and instead has divided

28 janvier 2020 Society 8 min

This article was first published in the n°31 print magazine of Eyes on Europe.   A new mandate is about to begin for the European Commission: Ursula von der Leyen is […]

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Can the EU lead the way in the fight against climate change?

3 décembre 2019 Environment 7 min

The vast majority of actively publishing climate scientists agree that climate change is real and its effects are undeniable, no matter what some politicians say. In order to limit the […]

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The political entrepreneurship of the Juncker Commission on the Energy and Environment Policy

5 mai 2019 Environment

Energy policy has been at the heart of the creation of a European community through the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM). However, […]

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The new Western Balkans strategy – changing the carrot and no stick diet? (Part 2)

19 février 2018 European institutions

This article elaborates on the mechanics of enlargement in the Western Balkans and deliberates on the extent to which the European Commission’s new strategy on enlargement addresses the past misgivings […]

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