Energy

Securing our energy future.

EU investment plan

Review underlines concerns about repackaged funds and skewed priorities

The European Commission today presented a review of the EU investment plan (EFSI), which was presented in January 2015. Reacting to the review and the progress on the plan, Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts stated: "The 'Juncker Plan' was introduced with much fanfare but this review onl...


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Nuclear industry

Leaked EU Commission paper foresees major expansion of nuclear power

A draft paper from the EU's Sustainable Energy Technology Plan, which is being steered by the European Commission, was leaked today in the German media. The paper argues for the expansion of nuclear power and builds on an analysis on the future of nuclear power in Europe (the Community Nuclear Illus...


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The clock is ticking - it's time for aviation to take action on emissions

The International Civil Aviation Organisation meets this week in Montreal to discuss how the sector will respond to climate change. But will their deal be sufficient to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement?


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Shared mobility

Interconnected with public transport services in European rural areas

FOLLOW THE EVENT LIVE Click on the speakers' names below to download their presentations Simultaneous interpretation in EN - DE - FR - I - NL  In the EU rural and remote areas new initiatives are increasing through the use of digital information tools for facilitating shared sustainable mobil...


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Rail sector

New EU rules will save time and money

The European Parliament today adopted new EU legislation setting out rules governing the rail sector in Europe. The 'technical pillar' of 4th Railway Package, sets out rules governing the rail sector in Europe, notably as regards  safety, interoperability and the strengthening of the European R...


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