Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09 | No Comment

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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Switching from linear economy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:47
Switching from linear economy

Our quality of life, health and jobs all depend on the environment. However, the way and the rate we are using up natural resources today risk undermining our well-being along with nature’s ability to provide …

Supporting the circular transition
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Supporting the circular transition

Nordic businesses are already employing business models that are inspired by, or employ the logic of, the circular economy. Birgit Munck-Kampmann, Director, Copenhagen Resource Institute explains why  a circular system is the way forward
The Circular …

Squaring the circle between growth & sustainability
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Squaring the circle between growth & sustainability

What do we need to know to trigger the shift from a linear to a circular economy? Karl Falkenberg, Director-General of European Commission’s DG Environment debates whether a full systemic change is required, including a …

Resource efficiency is not a choice, it is inevitable
28 Sep 2015 – 09:01
Resource efficiency is not a choice, it is inevitable

Calling for a paradigm shift towards circular economy, Jo Leinen, member of European Parliament says we can’t continue with a business as usual scenario any more. if we do, immense pressure on availability of resources …

Disposing of Hazardous Waste Safely
17 Apr 2014 – 12:33
Disposing of Hazardous Waste Safely

By Professor Dr Orhan Ince, Istanbul Technical University
Is it possible to dispose of hazardous wastes while protecting the richest flora and fauna of Europe?
Turkey is a country that has critical, natural and biological reserves at …