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The Brief – Climate cabal

Mon, 2018-10-08 14:59
Europe has an easy decision to make soon: either save trillions of euros, prevent the deaths of thousands of people and do its part to save the planet from climate oblivion. Or keep going the way we are. Staggeringly, the former option is not everybody’s first choice.
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Inclusion of Paris Agreement in CETA at risk

Mon, 2018-10-08 14:54
France wants to make compliance with the Paris Agreement on climate a precondition to signing European trade agreements. However, this is an issue where France is struggling to get the other 27 members to make progress on. EURACTIV France reports.
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Workers´ Voice needs statuary European framework [Promoted content]

Mon, 2018-10-08 13:28
To create trust, companies have to be transparent in what they are doing and how they treat employees. Workers´ Voice, employee participation on boardroom level, efficiently safeguards this transparency.
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Norwegian activist: CCS is the only way to deal with CO2 from cement, steel

Mon, 2018-10-08 13:10
Industrial sectors such as cement and steelmaking will continue emitting CO2 even if they switch to 100% renewable energy, says Camilla Skriung who calls on the Norwegian government to take action now – without waiting for EU funding – in order to get the first projects off the ground.
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The good, the bad and the ugly: The IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5°C

Mon, 2018-10-08 12:02
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows keeping global warming below 1.5°C is necessary, feasible and beneficial. Rich countries must now commit to ensure their economies reach net zero emissions before 2050, writes Nick Mabey.
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Estonia insists it is not Europe’s money-laundering hub

Mon, 2018-10-08 11:31
In the wake of the Danske Bank scandal, Estonia's central bank has had to clarify cross-border payments made over the past ten years, amounting to approximately €900 billion. EURACTIV France’s media partner La Tribune reports.
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Palmieri: Final agreement on Cohesion is necessary before European elections

Mon, 2018-10-08 10:52
With the European Week of Regions and Cities starting on 8 September, the debate on Cohesion Policy and its future in the EU's long-term budget 2020 is at the forefront. The European Economic and Social Committee will play a determining role in the debate and the final agreement on the proposal.
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With Brexit looming, Germany and Britain ramp up defence cooperation

Mon, 2018-10-08 10:45
Britain signed a military cooperation agreement with Germany on Friday (5 October), emphasising London's commitment to helping shield Europe from future security threats at a time when negotiations over its own exit from the EU are reaching a crunch time.
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Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

Mon, 2018-10-08 06:39
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over human rights concerns.
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Czech president defends assertion that most Roma don’t work

Mon, 2018-10-08 06:11
The Czech president refused on Sunday (7 October) to back down from comments slamming what he called a 90% unemployment rate among the country's Roma, earning a rebuke from campaigners and rights activists.
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Salvini threatens to shut airports over migrant ‘charter flights’ from Germany

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:50
Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened Sunday (7 October) to shut the country's airports after media reported that Germany planned to send charter flights of rejected asylum-seekers to Italy.
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Dissatisfied Latvians put pro-Russia party first in parliamentary election

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:34
Dissatisfied Latvians rejected the right-of-centre ruling coalition in Saturday's (6 October) parliamentary election but suspicion of the left-leaning pro-Russia party makes it likely the next government will be another formation of ethnic Latvian parties to the right.
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Professor: Life-course immunisation will save costs and lives

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:33
The adoption of a life-course immunisation approach in the EU will have significant multi-level effects, ranging from a healthier population to savings in healthcare budgets, Professor Daphné Holt told
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MEPs must keep water bills from increasing

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:22
MEPs must ensure that drinking water remains affordable while protecting public health at the same time, writes Claudia Castell-Exner.
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Life-course immunisation

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:10
In his 2017 State of the Union speech, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said it was “unacceptable” that children are still dying from diseases that can easily be prevented with vaccines, like measles.
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Television journalist’s murder shocks Bulgaria

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:08
A television journalist has been raped and murdered in Bulgaria's northern town of Ruse, prosecutors and a minister said Sunday (7 October), in a case that has shocked fellow journalists and sparked international condemnation.
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What’s in the new German immigration law?

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:06
Last week, the German cabinet agreed the key points for a “skilled workers immigration law” from third countries. But what are its aims and what will change? EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
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‘Most important years in history’: Major UN report sounds last-minute climate alarm

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:05
Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and only a global transformation, beginning now, will avoid it, according to the latest report from scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.
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Georgia’s culture boom

Mon, 2018-10-08 05:00
Many praise Georgia as being a good pupil in the Eastern Partnership class, but cementing contacts between Georgia and EU citizens is much more than signing political agreements, writes Mikheil Batiashvili.
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Nationalist Serb, Bosniak leaders win Bosnia’s presidential vote

Mon, 2018-10-08 04:51
Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik and Šefik Džaferović, the candidate of the largest Muslim Bosniak party, have won the Serb and Bosniak seats in Bosnia's triumvirate presidency, the election commission said early Monday (8 October).
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