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The EU reforms its carbon trading system

EU affairs - 01.02.2018 15:00

In another push to reach its goal of at least 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, the European Union is working on new reforms to its pioneering emissions trading scheme.

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Is the EU still relevant?

EU affairs - 31.01.2018 15:57

Is the European Union still relevant? As a trading bloc we are stronger together than alone. And together we can have a bigger impact on global issues.

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Saving Europe’s bees

EU affairs - 24.01.2018 08:00

A Parliament report is highlighting the issues facing Europe’s apiculture sector. From counterfeit honey to harmful pesticides that are putting bee populations at risk, MEPs are calling for changes to help protect the EU’s bees.

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Coming up: The 2017 Sakharov Prize, Brexit, and countering tax evasion

EU affairs - 08.12.2017 15:20

In the year’s final plenary session, the European Parliament awards the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, discusses the progress of Brexit negotiations, and votes on the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI). Also on the cards is a vote on recommendations for countering money laundering, and a vote on whether to allow phosphates in kebab meat.