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Despite Phase-Out Pledge, EU Will Continue To Fund Gas Projects

Mark Ruffalo attends a European Parliament committee hearing on February 5, 2020. AFP via Getty Images Members of the European Parliament voted today to approve a list of projects eligible for EU funding which includes up to 55 gas infrastructure projects, despite intense campaigning from environmental NGOs and a personal…
bubmag
February 12, 2020
Green Deal

Europe Can’t Afford a New “Green Deal”

Today’s brand of the left-leaning politician is all about substituting what sounds good for what actually works. Modern politics, whether in the U.S. or Europe, is about taking a chainsaw to everything that produced even a modicum of success to appease the d…
bubmag
February 10, 2020
Green Deal

European Green Deal: What about social objectives?

Will the European Commission's ambitious climate programme achieve the goal of "building a more social Europe" that it set itself after the 2008 crisis? In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2007-2008, establishing a more social Europe became one of the…
bubmag
February 5, 2020
Green Deal

MEPs push for raw materials focus in EU’s new industrial strategy

Foreign competition and access to raw materials top the agenda for steelmakers and other basic industries as they await European Commission plans to accompany the EU Green Deal. As the deadline for publication of a new industrial strategy for Europe looms, some members of the European Parliament are becoming concerned…
bubmag
February 4, 2020
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#TheImplementers – Balanced enough? [Promoted content]

Logos has created an organisational chart for each of the top EU priorities – Green Deal, Digital Age, and People Centre Economy – of the Von der Leyen commission. For each institution – Commission, Parliament, and Council (including its rotating presidency), the charts show#TheImplementers, the leading EU policymakers, and officials…
bubmag
February 3, 2020
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Trump Threatens Retaliation On Proposed EU Carbon Taxes

The EU and Trump declared a truce over digital taxes but now the US Threatens Retaliation Against the EU Over Proposed Carbon Tax Carbon taxes are a top priority on EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Expect a big conflict with Trump.The EU and Trump declared a truce over digital…
bubmag
January 29, 2020
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The Not-So-New Green Deal

London Mayor Sadiq Khan meets young members of the Blueprint Collective shortly after announcing a ... Green New Deal for the U.K. capital. Getty Images for Brent London Borough of Culture Last week, London Mayor Sadiq Khan promised that if he is re-ele…
bubmag
January 28, 2020