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Culture Zone in Katowice: Welcome world, farewell locals?

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 16:21
Over the past decade, Katowice – capital of Poland’s Silesia region – has transformed from a coal and steel city into a booming centre of business and culture. Its Culture Zone hosts major European and international music, cultural and business events and boasts unique architectural pearls.
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Theresa May unveils plan to halve building energy use by 2030

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 15:17
UK Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to halve energy use from new buildings by 2030, as part of a speech that championed the role science and technology will play in delivering her government's industrial strategy. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.
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India in allarme per il virus Nipah Un’infermiera tra le vittime in Kerala

Corriere della Sera - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 14:34
Allerta per una possibile epidemia: cinque le morti accertate, ma quelle sospette sono almeno il doppio, oltre 60 persone in quarantena
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Saving Europe’s biggest salt water lagoon

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 14:28
Clean-up squads, co-financed with European funds, stepped up their efforts in recent weeks in the Mar Menor region in southeast Spain, to remove dead algae and other waste from the shoreline of Europe's largest salt water lagoon.
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EU in my region

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 14:25
Cohesion Policy is the EU's main investment policy, with a budget of 351.8 billion. It is also the bloc's second largest policy in terms of funding, after agriculture. This Special Report presents some of the flagship projects around the EU funded by Cohesion.
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Sefcovic: ‘Amazed’ by leaps forward in electric vehicles

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 13:49
Electric vehicles have come on in leaps and bounds since Commission Vive-President Maroš Šefčovič launched the Energy Union back in 2015. Now, he's expecting the integration of renewables and the redesign of the electricity market to boost the EV revolution even further.
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The road to greener and smarter cities is paved with copper [Promoted content]

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 13:02
The EU Green Week—taking place this week under the theme ‘Greener Cities for a Greener Europe’—offers a perfect opportunity to reflect on how cities can become more sustainable, smart and resilient. And on the role copper plays in all this, writes Bernard Respaut, Chief Executive of the European Copper Institute.
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Measles cases increase in the EU in April, significant outbreaks ongoing, new figures show

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 12:57
Measles cases continue to increase in a number of EU/EEA countries according to the most recent measles data collected by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) through epidemic intelligence and published in the Communicable Diseases Threats Report (CDTR) today (22 May).
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Soil is the underrated issue of food waste challenge, says World Biogas Association boss

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 10:26
Food waste processed via anaerobic digestion can significantly improve nutrient recovery in the soil, and the process may have significant use in sustainable agriculture and in fighting climate change, David Newmann, president of the World Biogas Association, told EURACTIV.com in an interview
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Europe’s attempts to spark an electric vehicle revolution

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 08:03
Transport is one of the EU’s few sectors where emissions are actually growing. Brussels believes that electric vehicle uptake is one of the main solutions to halt this trend but what steps are being taken to decarbonise our roads?
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EU seeks US trade detente after China reprieve

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 08:00
EU ministers today (22 May) will refine a last-ditch bid to persuade US President Donald Trump to back off stiff tariffs on metals imports from Europe and win the bloc a similar break as handed China.
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How did EU-founding member Italy go Eurosceptic?

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 07:45
All eyes are on Italy as the far-right League and rebellious Five Star Movement close in on power, ringing alarm bells in Brussels as the country inches towards becoming the first EU founding member to have a euro-sceptic government.
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Erdogan holds controversial election rally in Bosnia

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 07:34
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday (20 May) addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Sarajevo at his only election rally outside Turkey after other European countries banned such events.
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Radev pleads in Moscow for ‘Bulgarian Stream’ pipeline

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 07:34
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev used the first day of an official trip to Moscow on Monday (21 May) to try and resurrect plans for a pipeline that would bring gas directly from Russia to Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, after it was cancelled in 2014.
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With a bad RED II policy we will not invest: V4+Sustainable Biofuel Alliance [Promoted content]

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 07:30
EU crop based biofuels are currently the primary tool in the decarbonisation of transport in Europe: no small task. Their direct displacement of oil, high sustainability; huge GHG reductions and addition of high protein animal feed to the food chain...
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Activist groups launch campaign to break up Facebook

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 06:55
A coalition of activist groups on Monday announced a campaign to break up Facebook, arguing that the huge social network "has too much power over our lives and democracy."
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‘No alternative’ to Iran deal, Mogherini tells Pompeo

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 06:36
The EU's foreign policy chief warned Monday (21 May) there was "no alternative" to the Iran nuclear deal, after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed unprecedented sanctions against Tehran following Washington's withdrawal from the pact.
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Clean energy growth is outpacing climate targets

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 06:35
This week's Clean Energy Ministerial must send clear signal on the role renewables can play in raising climate action targets, writes Jennifer Morgan.
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Packaging industry calls for policy reform to boost plastics recycling

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 06:30
A host of UK packaging organisations have called for more recycling collection points, tax reliefs for recycled content and a universal list of acceptable materials as part of a desired regulation reform to make it easier for consumers to recycle packaging waste. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.
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Zuckerberg’s Parliament meeting ‘the right thing’, says EU justice chief

Euractive general - Mar, 22/05/2018 - 06:21
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting on Tuesday afternoon (22 May) with European Parliament leaders is “the right thing for himself” after the company’s recent data collection scandal, EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said in an interview.
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