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Human activities to suffer dramatically from 2°C increase

Tue, 2018-10-09 12:54
Efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C have started poorly, while traditional human activities such as fishing and agriculture would suffer even more dramatically if average temperatures rise by 2°C. EURACTIV France’s partner Journal de l’environnnement reports.
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IMF: Brexit, low productivity to slow eurozone growth

Tue, 2018-10-09 12:50
The International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday (9 October) of a further slowing in eurozone's economic growth, which was forecast at 2% this year, due to persistent uncertainty over Brexit and low productivity. EURACTIV’s partner efe-epa reports.
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Dutch climate change ambition is insufficient, court confirms

Tue, 2018-10-09 09:57
A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday (9 October) instructed the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions at a faster rate than planned, meaning they will have to be 25% below 1990 levels by the end of this decade.
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Erdogan gets warm welcome in Hungary

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:50
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was given a warm welcome in Hungary Monday (8 October) just weeks after Ankara's strained relations with other EU nations were thrown into sharp relief in a tense visit to Germany.
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Italy and France far-right leaders slam Brussels ‘bunker’

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:40
Italy and France's far-right leaders launched their European Parliament election campaign on Monday (8 October) with an attack on the "Brussels bunker" they hope to enter en masse after the May vote.
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EU nations divided on 2030 CO2 curbs for cars, vans

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:20
European Union environment ministers will seek a compromise on Tuesday (9 October) over how tough to be on curbing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans, with Germany warning too tough targets could harm industry and cost jobs.
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EU responds to FYROM president, insists on not importing disputes during enlargement

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:16
Experience garnered during previous enlargements has taught the EU a lesson: that the bloc should not import existing disputes when granting membership, an EU spokesperson told EURACTIV, after FYROM President Gjorge Ivanov accused Brussels of “double standards”.
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France-Italy tensions as ministers meet on immigration

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:15
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe urged far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini on Monday (8 October) to drop his "posturing" on immigration and help find a European response to the issue.
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Religion should not be used to sow divisions

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:14
In recent years, many thousands have died and millions more had to flee their homes due to conflicts in which religion has been used to justify discrimination and violence. Countering these dangerous distortions is one of the challenges that religious leaders will address in Astana on 10 and 11 October, writes Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
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Please don’t let climate targets be (deliberately) misunderstood [Promoted content]

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:13
The agreements on the various parts of the EU clean energy package were hard fought, but their signing marks the beginning of the battle to implement them, as much as it does the end of the struggle to agree them, argues Adrian Joyce.
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Renovation of buildings: The fight is over, time to implement

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:12
The vision for decarbonising the European building stock is clear enough: now comes the time for the member states to enforce these commitments.
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Jobs in Europe have returned – just not for youth

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:08
Every year, the ‘Euro bubble’ is alive and buzzing in anticipation of one of the biggest events in the European political calendar; the President of the European Commission’s annual State of the European Union address, writes Zuzana Vaneckova.
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Recommendation on vaccines should not remain a ‘piece of paper’, Commission says

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:05
The European Commission’s proposed recommendation on strengthened cooperation of all stakeholders against vaccine-preventable diseases should not remain a “piece of paper” as it needs to bring tangible results for all age groups, Commission officials told EURACTIV.com.
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UN’s latest stark climate report is proof the EU must end fossil fuel age

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:03
On Saturday, as top climate scientists were putting the final touches to the latest shattering UN report on climate science, thousands of people were protesting against the expansion of one of Europe’s biggest, dirtiest coalmines, writes Jagoda Munic.
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EU Commission prepares to reject Italy’s budget

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:00
The European Commission will take the unprecedented step of rejecting a national budget later this month if the Italian government does not improve its announced deficit figures, EU officials told EURACTIV.
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What is advertising self-regulation? [Promoted content]

Tue, 2018-10-09 05:00
The European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA) is the single authoritative voice on advertising self-regulation in Europe, working with regulators and industry representatives to ensure ads work both for consumers and business.
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Juncker hits out at ‘stupid populists’

Tue, 2018-10-09 04:35
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called on Europe to "stand up" to the far-right during a speech at the opening session of the European Week of Regions and Cities on Monday (8 September).
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Member states must stop building barriers for posted workers

Tue, 2018-10-09 04:21
Doing business across EU borders should be frictionless. But in reality, European companies still face excessive bureaucracy when posting workers to another EU country, writes Thilo Brodtmann.
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Ireland joins growing list of EU digital tax opponents

Tue, 2018-10-09 04:15
The European Commission's proposal to oblige tech firms to pay a 3% levy on revenues faced a further setback on Sunday (7 September), as Ireland joined a growing list of member states opposing the measures.
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Seeing leaders in young girls 

Tue, 2018-10-09 04:10
There is currently no country in the world where men and women are truly treated equally. At the current rate of progress, according to indicators from the World Economic Forum, it will take an estimated 217 years to achieve full gender parity. We cannot afford to wait that long, writes Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.
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