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A net zero industry act fit for net zero: let’s shine a light on solar [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Sat, 2023-06-10 10:00
The Net Zero Industry Act must accelerate the deployment of solar if the EU wants to reach its ambitious 2030 targets. However, the exact opposite will happen if current market access provisions are not changed. The EU needs to tear down market barriers, not raise new ones. We must enable solar to shine.
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Critical Raw Materials: China 15 years ahead, expert says

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 16:51
China is strategically far better prepared when it comes to the Green transition and has an edge of at least 15 years when it comes to the mining and processing of critical raw materials that will fuel the net-zero industry, according to an expert.
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Germany: Far-right overtakes Scholz’s SPD in new poll

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 16:42
In Germany, the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) party is gaining popularity, with a recent poll putting it in second place - ahead of Chancellor Olaf Scholz's SPD.
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France lags in 2025 EU recycling targets

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 15:27
France admitted it has "considerable scope for progress" in reaching EU waste recycling targets by 2025, after the European Commission warned 18 member states they were not on track to reach the EU-wide goals. 
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Western pundits offer advice on Kazakh geopolitics

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 15:05
EURACTIV spoke to former diplomats who gave a positive assessment of Kazakhstan’s cooperation potential with the EU and advised the Union against being overtaken by China, a much more assertive geopolitical player.
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The Brief — Baby steps

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 14:20
Thursday night's migration deal struck by EU home affairs ministers in Luxembourg is not ambitious. However, it was never going to be. 
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EU Council endorses anti-SLAPP directive position, not everyone is convinced

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 12:39
The Council has reached a general approach on the anti-SLAPPs directive, another step towards a finalised approach on the initiative, which will tackle attempts to shut down the work of journalists, rights defenders and others. 
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Why NATO should aim to establish an office in China

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 12:27
Recent discussions about whether or not to open a NATO liaison office in Japan showcase that the alliance is not united on how to respond to a more assertive China, writes Janne Leino.
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Agrifood Brief: The great gene editing gamble

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 12:22
This week was originally meant to be the moment where EU agrifood stakeholders finally find out whether the Commission has chosen to take a gamble on gene editing – but instead, the proposal has found itself on the betting table...
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China’s interference is ‘increasingly aggressive’, French parliamentary report finds

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 12:16
A parliamentary report on foreign interference in France, prepared upon demand of  Marine Le Pen's far-right party and published on Thursday (June 8), highlighted China's growing interference, pointing to its methods that are becoming increasingly aggressive.
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Environment Commissioner will ‘continue meeting’ lawmakers on Green Deal

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 11:52
The Green Deal must be the EU's response to both past and present crises, Environment Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius told EURACTIV France, adding that he will continue to meet with MEPs to explain his side of the debate.
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Germany plans to reform ailing railway network

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 11:22
TTo tackle the railway delays plaguing Germany, the federal government plans to reform the company structure of state-owned operator Deutsche Bahn, but private railway operators and the opposition warn that the reform might fall short.
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AI chicken game, the opt-in option, EU top officials’ race

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 10:42
Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU
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Top EU Court strikes down Barcelona’s strict taxi-on-demand rules

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 10:30
A European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling published on Thursday (8 June) slammed Barcelona’s strict private hire vehicles rules as “contrary to EU law”, in a move that could have EU-wide repercussions.
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EHPM Conference on Quality and Safety in Food Supplements [Promoted content]

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 10:00
Did you miss the EHPM Conference on “Quality and Safety in Food Supplements: from Farm to Fork” held in Brussels on April 20th? We have exciting news for you! EHPM is delighted to present the official after-movie, offering a glimpse into this impactful event for the #foodsupplements sector.
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We cannot move forward with ‘business as usual’ for nature

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 08:50
The EU’s flagship Nature Restoration Law provides a vital opportunity to fill the nature gap in the European Green Deal. Failure to recognise the importance of nature at this moment directly threatens our ability to tackle the climate crisis. Put simply: Both crises have to be addressed together, writes a group of business leaders.
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EU’s air quality law fails to align with WHO air pollution limits

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 08:46
In drafting the clean air law, the European Commission was mistaken to overlook the impact of low and zero-emission zones on cutting air pollution, writes Alex Keynes.
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Nature Restoration: Commission supplies negotiators with line of defence

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 07:25
In a non-paper sent to representatives of the European Parliament and national ministers, EU Environment Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius provides negotiators with arguments to defend the planned Nature Restoration law against calls to scrap it.
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Barroso: I am proud I launched the enhanced partnership with Kazakhstan

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 06:59
Speaking to EURACTIV in Astana, former European Commission president José Manuel Barroso talked about Russia, EU sanctions and their impact on Kazakhstan, but also about some important decisions he took when he was in charge of the EU, a time he described as the “geopolitical adolescence” of Europe.
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US, Britain forge pact to counter new threats

EURACTIV News - Fri, 2023-06-09 06:10
The United States and Britain on Thursday (8 June) announced a new strategic pact as their leaders rededicated the "special relationship" to counter Russia, China and economic instability.
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