EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30 | No Comment

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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What would a post-Brexit climate look like?
14 Jul 2017 – 09:05
What would a post-Brexit climate look like?

Climate change is certainly beyond boundaries and initial indications point towards a ‘negative environment’ for both Britain and the EU in a post-Brexit scenario. However, Julie Girling MEP says there is a huge opportunity to …

Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future
14 Jul 2017 – 09:05
Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future

The EU played an instrumental role in shaping the Paris Agreement – the first-ever universal, legally binding climate change deal. Staying at the forefront of the global clean energy transition is an opportunity to strengthen …

What does Tory opposition mean to the Dieselgate inquiry?
14 Jul 2017 – 09:00
What does Tory opposition mean to the Dieselgate inquiry?

Voting to maintain vital safeguards for European neighbours after Brexit, Keith Taylor MEP expresses his thoughts on the future of Europe through the prism of air quality
The Dieselgate scandal was extensive in its reach with …

Wake up call in the fight against pollution
01 Dec 2016 – 14:41
Wake up call in the fight against pollution

Despite efforts by the European Parliament and European Commission to put in place ambitious national caps on emissions to slash air pollution, individual member states have have agreed for a weak emissions control deal. Passionate …

Leading the sustainable revolution
29 Sep 2016 – 11:48
Leading the sustainable revolution

The Basque Country has positioned itself among the leaders of local sustainability and its environmental policy has a proven track record dating three decades back. In an exclusive interview with Janani Krishnaswamy, Commissioning Editor, Government …

Cities lead by example and go renewable
29 Sep 2016 – 11:29
Cities lead by example and go renewable

In the aftermath of the global climate Paris agreement, the focus now shifts to taking action to limit the impacts of climate change and stabilise global warming. Local authorities involved in the Covenant of Mayors …

Why Europe should strengthen cooperation between cities
29 Sep 2016 – 09:15
Why Europe should strengthen cooperation between cities

In order to tackle the current challenges of European cities, ROBERTO VIOLA, Director-General of European Commission’s DG CONNECT says ‘cities need to think about joined-up planning, market research, tendering and procurement.’
Smart city solutions can be …

Understanding and adapting to climate change in Europe
30 Mar 2016 – 10:33
Understanding and adapting to climate change in Europe

The Paris climate deal constitutes a promising step towards building a climate-resilient world. However, an effective approach to climate change requires a wider perspective with the integration of climate change into different public policies around …

Bridging climate science and policy making
30 Mar 2016 – 10:29
Bridging climate science and policy making

UNEP’s role in Paris was to help countries make a bridge between climate science and policy, identify and analyse options, and gain confidence to move on their climate commitments.  Mark Radka, Head, UNEP’s Climate and …

The effects of climate change are not always environmental
30 Mar 2016 – 10:26
The effects of climate change are not always environmental

Climate change is the ‘threat multiplier’ that is linked to other global challenges and injustices. Though it may not be the root cause of migration, it affects people in a very disproportionate manner. Magda Stoczkiewicz, …