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Repower Heat: Industrial Waste Heat Could Power Millions of Homes in Europe [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 15:00
The current crisis represents a historic turning point for the energy system and even more for the future of European industry. Diversification in natural gas supplies as an alternative to Russian ones, renewed use of fossil fuels, a push towards renewables, and storage systems are just some of the topics on top of worldwide agendas.
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EU to train Libyan coast guard ‘whenever Libyan side is ready’

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 14:59
The EU is ready to re-start training the so-called Libyan coast guard whenever the Libyan side is ready under the mandate of the operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI, EU Commission spokesperson Peter Stano told the press on Monday (20 March). Operation EUNAVFOR...
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EU seals deal on joint ammunition procurement for Ukraine

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 14:45
EU member states agreed on Monday (20 March) on a plan to give one million artillery shells to Ukraine within 12 months by digging into their own stockpiles and teaming up to buy more.
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Turkey halts transit of sanctioned goods to Russia

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 13:53
Turkey halted the transit of Western-sanctioned goods to Russia this month after a year of war in Ukraine and mounting US and European pressure on Ankara for action, a top export official and a diplomat said.
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Former UK PM Blair: Iraq war cannot be compared to Ukraine invasion

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 12:08
There can be no comparison between Russia’s full-blown invasion of Ukraine and the United States-led invasion of Iraq, which the UK government backed almost 20 years ago, former British prime minister Tony Blair said in an interview with EURACTIV's partner EFE and three other European news agencies.
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LIVE NOW – Learning from the Sun to decarbonise Europe’s power with fusion energy

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 11:30
Join this EURACTIV Hybrid Conference to discuss the potential of fusion technology for transforming the European energy mix and achieving a green and sustainable energy transition.
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Citizens views on Cluj-Napoca’s participatory budget

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 10:26
The municipality of Cluj-Napoca, in the northwestern part of Romania, implements a process called participatory budgeting, which allows residents to propose and vote initiatives funded through the municipal budget. But are citizens informed about the process and what do they...
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Seven countries reject nuclear-derived hydrogen from EU renewables law

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 10:13
A group of seven EU countries led by Germany have rejected calls to incorporate nuclear-made hydrogen into the bloc’s green transport targets, reigniting a dispute with France that has held back an agreement on the bloc’s renewable energy directive.
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Green industry: ‘Buy less Chinese’ instead of ‘buy European

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 08:51
Free trade advocates have shown relief over the European Commission’s proposal for a “Net-Zero Industry Act” as it does not contain a provision to favour European manufacturers over foreign ones, but only a much looser provision against dependency on China.
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Agrifood podcast: Agri emissions, Mercosur update, honey queen

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 07:39
This week, EURACTIV’s Agrifood team brings you the latest on the industrial emissions directive (IED) and leads you through the agenda of this week’s Agrifish Council with a focus on Mercosur talks in Europe. EURACTIV’s Julia Dahm speaks with Tadeja...
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Sweden’s teens drive Porsches and BMWs, no licence needed

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 07:31
An almost century-old regulation originally applied to agricultural vehicles allows kids 15 and older to drive cars without a proper driver's licence, as long as the vehicle has been altered to have a maximum speed of 30 kilometres per hour.
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The second year of war raises the stakes for Ukraine

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 07:14
Having saved their country and nation from the aggressor in 2022, Ukrainians now look toward victory - and NATO and EU membership of their country, writes Roman Rukomeda.
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UBS announces Credit Suisse buyout to calm markets

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 07:07
UBS is set to take over its troubled Swiss rival Credit Suisse for $3.25 billion following weekend crunch talks aimed at preventing a wider international banking crisis, but Asian equities sank Monday (20 March) on lingering worries about the sector.
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Ministers demand more flexibility with EU packaging law

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:48
Environment ministers from the EU’s 27 member states called for more flexibility in implementing the EU’s proposed packaging law, with Italy and Belgium among those calling for greater wiggle room to meet recycling and reuse objectives. The Packaging and Packaging...
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Sanchez: Spanish right-wing ‘moving closer’ to far-right

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:34
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visiting Japan to discuss becoming less dependent on Russia and China, Slovakia's biggest food retailers capping prices, and so much more.
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Zero child marriages in Albania in 2022

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:24
No girls under the age of 18 were married during 2022 in Albania, the first time the number has reached zero since records started to be kept. Under Albanian law, marriage can only take place between a man and a...
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Serbia still firmly opposes Kosovo recognition, UN accession

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:24
Serbia is ready to do “certain things in our European way” but will maintain its red lines on Kosovo recognition and UN accession, President Aleksandar Vučić said on live TV a day after another round of talks on the normalisation...
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Debate flares in Italy over surrogacy, LBGT rights

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:22
The debate on the practice of surrogacy has flared up in Italy as the ruling right-wing was unanimous in condemning gender ideology and the ‘LGBT lobby’, while the Left called for the better protection of children born from heterologous fertilisation...
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Montenegro’s Dukanovic to face Europe Now! candidate in presidential run-off

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:15
Centre-left incumbent Milo Đukanović (DPS-S&D) will be facing Jakov Milatović, nominated by the centrist Europe now! party, in the presidential election run-off on 2 April, according to polls conducted by two independent NGOs after polls closed. Two independent NGOs, CDT...
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Romania wants to push euro adoption by 2026

EURACTIV News - Mon, 2023-03-20 06:13
Romania’s government is looking to adopt the euro by 2026, far earlier than the current plan to join the euro area by 2029, announced Finance Minister Adrian Câciu, adding that for this to happen the National Recovery and Resilience Plan...
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